A failed sermon is like a placid lake - pleasant, but static. A successful sermon is a ripple in still water, combining Jewish textual tradition with real-world issues.
Jewish New Year
Facebook video calls for more recruits to the cause of militants armed with shofars, protesting prison sentences and the management of federal land.
Number of immigrants to Israel grew 35% in 5775.
For atheists and believers alike, the High Holy Days are a time to engage honestly with life.
Sometimes, disaster is only averted by arbitrariness. On Rosh Hashanah, the story of Akeida lends insight into how we can cope with this realization.
From the emigration to America to Israeli satire, the faded tradition of Rosh Hashanah cards is more exciting than you think. Examples are on display at the Israel Museum.
While truth-tellers are often rejected in their lifetimes, only to be acknowledged posthumously, it seems that, this summer, Americans and Arab states alike have begun facing some of the ugliness we've been shunning.
It is the holiest day in Judaism, yet its intent has markedly changed and its practice today is a far cry from the rites of ancient times.
Our bodies can handle 24 hours without food perfectly well, though our minds may find it taxing. There are ways to make it all easier.
A primer to help the different kinds of diabetes patients ring in a healthy Jewish New Year.