Rosh Hashanah – A Personal Reflection
My earliest memories of the High Holy Day season, in particular Rosh HaShanah, involve me as a child sneaking out of services to use the restroom, only to find myself spending the remainder of the service with my brother in the child care room. During the short time I would stay in services, I re
22,202 CE: A Year With No Rosh HaShanah
Soon, Jews around the world will celebrate the beginning of the Jewish new year, 5781, and many of us will do so not from our synagogues as usual, but rather from our homes, looking into our computer sc
In Celebration of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur at Home
Rosh HaShanah: The New Year of Social Justice
Rosh HaShanah is the holiday of beginning, of potential, of optimism, of hope.
Rosh HaShanah Teaches Us About Making Every Moment Count!
The month preceding the High Holy Days is called Elul. It is a time of reflection before we “officially” begin the important process of teshuvah.
The Mom of a Trans Child Wrote a Beautiful New Rosh HaShanah Book
Rosh HaShanah at the Movies: Contemplating My Relationship with God
Creating New Rituals and Tradition for the School Year and the New Year
For children, traditions and rituals are significant; they provide predictability, support, and familiarity, while bringing families together and creating unity and a sense of belonging.
How to Use the URJ Reflection Tool
Preparing for 7 Billion: Family Planning
This is the first in a series of posts that highlights the challenges posed by a quickly growing global population. Last October, many families celebrated the birth of their newborn children representing milestones both in their personal lives and in the global community as the world rea