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A Rosh Hashanah seder to mark each year of the shemittah cycle. [more]
Photo by Jordan Cassway

Give us 90 seconds ...

... and we'll teach you how to blow the shofar [more]
Photo by Janis Smith

Soul Candles

An article about the practice of making candles for loved ones before the High Holy Days [more]
Photo by Jordan Cassway

Set my intention

A mikveh ceremony to greet Yom Kippur [more]
Photo of Mayyim Hayyim by Rabbi Malka Packer

How I Stopped Writing High Holiday Sermons

By Rabbi Rena Blumenthal
Two years ago, at age 93, my father passed away suddenly and peacefully in Israel, where he had lived for many years.  I flew to Israel for the funeral and the first half of shiva, sitting the... [more]