I made aliyah this summer to an Israel that - like me - is somewhat disoriented and unclear of its future. This discordance is the perfect backdrop for both me and my new home to recreate ourselves in the new Jewish year.
Pets win in court; the court shudders at the plight of El Al and monkeys; the first Animal Liberation Farm in the Middle East arises, and Pamela Anderson. 'Nuff said.
Organizers hope 1,500 people will set a new world record for 'largest Shofar ensemble' on Sunday in Whippany, NJ.
Every seven years the land is supposed to rest. As this tended to be onerous, the rabbis came up with inventive ways to circumvent the command.
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.
Mortar shell landing confirms Gaza-border residents' gloomy expectations.