Even though Julie Rosewald was an acclaimed opera star in her day, and held the job of cantor for nine years, she was forgotten to history until more than a century after her death.
With the High Holy Days just around the corner, two former Londoners are making a killing softening the edges of typically blunt and brusque Israelis.
Every ethnic group has its own traditional festive dishes for Rosh Hashanah. We found home cooks happy to share their holiday favorites.
If years were music or fashion, the one now ending would best be described as 'retro'- a year that looked backward for its models and inspiration, rather than to a better future.
It was a time of upheaval in the Israelite domain, as the Babylonians and Egyptians struggled over the land, during which a little-known Judean official named Gedaliah briefly came to the forefront.
Haaretz's food specialist Vered Guttman curates four menus for you to wow your Jewish New Year guests.
Mortar shell landing confirms Gaza-border residents' gloomy expectations.
The world’s biggest supply of rams’ horns for the Jewish New Year comes from a tiny hole-in-the-wall in Tel Aviv. But one of Israel’s main competitors in the shofar business is China.
What would it take to make the synagogues of today appeal to the Jewish leaders of tomorrow?
For the environmentally and socially conscious crowd who buy local and compost their leftovers - shmitta is a Jewish law that really resonates.