Reading the Torah and blowing the shofar.
“Here am I, poor in deeds,” it begins. Where did it come from and, more importantly, what does it say to us?
How honey became part of Jewish culture.
The cornerstone of modern society is the individual. Judaism’s prayers and rituals, especially at this time of year, are designed to fulfill the individual’s abiding. . .
Rosh Hashanah as described in the Torah looks very different from the Rosh Hashanah we know today. What happened, and what exactly are we celebrating?
Seventy years ago, Rosh Hashanah marked the beginning of Denmark’s three-week operation to smuggle 7,000 Jews, marked for extinction, across the sea to Sweden and safety.
The shofar is blown throughout the month of Ellul except for today: the day before Rosh Hashanah. Why the abstention?
Genesis gives us two separate accounts of the creation of man; but do they (as Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik argues) offer contradictory and irreconcilable perspectives?