How the Jewish Holidays Help Us Create a Better World
Each year, the voice that speaks to my soul about the contrast between the inward focus of Yom Kippur and the outward thrust of Sukkot grows louder and louder.
Inspired 5781: More Art, More Awe
I grew up going to services. A lot of services. I was adept at counting the ceiling tiles, reaching into the thousands as my grasp of numbers grew more sophisticated. The melodies became part of my life soundtrack; I hummed them as my mind wandered during the rabbi’s sermon.
Can my fiancé and I get married between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur?
Although Jewish weddings may take place on the days in between the Jewish High Holidays, it is generally discouraged because during that period, also known as the Days of Awe, we are focused on the solemn themes of the season.
This Yom Kippur, Let Your Emotions Serve as "Radical Blessings"
How to Use the URJ Reflection Tool
With Wounds Still Open, We Ask: Where is God?
Your Guide to Fasting (or Not) on Yom Kippur
How to Turn Your Home into a Sanctuary for the High Holidays
How to Get into the High Holidays State of Mind
Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die?
Who shall live, and who shall die? During this season, it is a topic to which we give much thought.