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As a member of the editorial team creating the new High Holy Day prayer book, I can report on behalf of all of us that we are not creating a book, per se, so much as a sacred component that is part of the solution to a problem (or set of problems).
Wheat, barley, grape, fig, pomegranate, olive, and date. Collectively they are known as the sheva minim, the seven species of sacred fruits and grains grown in the Land of Israel.
Thumbprint honeybees are easy and giggle-worthy. With minimal mess, this is a great project to do with younger kids
This simple craft will have your Rosh HaShanah table all abuzz. A fast craft using Fimo or play dough turns an ordinary honey jar into something bee-utiful
This Rosh HaShanah, put individual honey jars on our dinner table. The kids are excited to decorate their own small honey jars, and this crafts offers something for every child, to do ages 2-10. Get creative with your honey!
Dina and her family move to a new city right before Rosh HaShanah. The move brings about a set of problems — the family car breaks down, the new house is a mess and filled with unpacked boxes, and Dina’s parents aren’t able to prepare a festive holiday dinner. When the family goes to the local synagogue to celebrate Rosh HaShanah, Dina doesn’t recognize anyone and feels left out. However, the family then receives help from an unexpected source!
It's the children, at first, that inspire awe, the infants now walking, the toddlers talking, the grade schoolers freshly combed and pressed, the high schoolers immense, the college students all but unrecognizable in their newfound sophistication. The brief span of twelve months has metamorphosed them all.