The High Holidays

High Ideals, Murder and Me: What It Means to be Good

Cuomo’s pardon, God’s pardon and Yom Kippur’s forgiveness.

The Only Thing to Worry About on Rosh Hashanah

The judge is in fact our Father. He understands our struggles and He wants our success.

How to Approach God on Rosh Hashanah

Don't come with what you want; come with what you want to do.

8 Things You Didn't Know about Rosh Hashanah

8 short video segments on the significance of this pivotal day.

When is Rosh Hashanah 2022?

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, 2022 begins on Sunday, September 25 at sunset and ends in the evening of Tuesday, September 27.

Feeling the Love on Yom Kippur

Who are we praying to on Yom Kippur?

Avinu Malkeinu Unplugged

A soulful arrangement of the traditional prayer, played on violin and piano.

When Everything Went Up in Smoke

What do you do when everything you own is suddenly taken from you and you're fortunate enough to still have everything that really matters?

Why We Blow the Shofar

A powerful tool to wake up and live mindfully. It's a new year, and a new you.

This Yom Kippur, Enter a Radically Different Place

I can conquer my inadequacies if I aim higher.

Cooking with Apples and Honey for Rosh Hashanah

Sweet and savory recipes to add to your holiday menus.

7 Rosh Hashanah Projects to Do at Home with Your Kids

My favorite Rosh Hashanah projects to do with children, from preschool through high school.

Apples and Honey Cake

Our amazing Jewish honey cake is just thing for this Rosh Hashanah. This honey cake uses olive oil for a healthy, non-dairy fat that keeps the cake light and flavorful.

Sweet and Delectable Rosh Hashanah Menu: Entrée to Dessert

And don't miss my spiced bundt cake with apple caramel drizzle.

Why It's So Important for You to Judge Others Favorably

If we judge others favorably, God will judge us favorably.

Leaving the Comfort Zone

Changing and becoming more than we are is one of the most difficult things in the world.

I'm Getting Too Fat and It's Time to Start Running Again

Why running is an ideal way for me to get into spiritual – and physical – shape.

Second Chances: The Powerful Month Before the High Holidays

What makes the Hebrew month of Elul so special?

Class Action: Yom Kippur

You have the opportunity to represent those who are similarly situated.

A Yom Kippur Birth, An Autism Diagnosis, and a COVID-19 Bar Mitzvah Birthday

Learning to live in the moment, to focus on the things I can control, and to let go of what I can’t.

Squeeze My Hand: An Inspiring Yom Kippur Message

A true story about a father who refused to give up on his child.

Easy Fast in Seven Steps

How to make fasting for 25 hours on Yom Kippur easier.

Meaningful Yom Kippur at Home

Focus on these major themes of the Day of Atonement.

Explaining the Meaning of Yom Kippur to Your Kids

How to bring to life the concept of repentance and forgiveness to your young children.

This Holocaust Survivor Isn't Going to Let the Pandemic Stop Kol Nidre

During this time of change we have the power to strengthen ourselves and find our way in.

Pre-Fast Menu for Healthy Yom Kippur

Balanced, hydrating and satiating.

The Hum of the Universe: The Month of Tishrei

According to the Jewish mystics, everything in the world is singing.

Rosh Hashanah at Home: How to Embrace the Opportunity

How to use the Rosh Hashanah prayers to create a meaningful Rosh Hashanah wherever you are this year.

Why Dip into Honey?

There are many ways to add sweetness to the new year. What is the significance of honey?

Jump the Barricade: An Inspiring Rosh Hashanah Message

The true WWII story of Berel Gartner's encounter with King George VI.

Why The Lion King is So Jewish

The Disney film is actually a deep dive into the process of teshuva, repentance.

Rosh Hashanah: The Power to Transform Your Life

An in-depth talk on how to tap into the essence of Rosh Hashanah.

The Meaning of Rosh Hashanah and How to Prepare for the Big Day

A 20-minute in-depth exploration on the judgment of Rosh Hashanah and why it comes before Yom Kippur.

Making Rosh Hashanah Meaningful for Your Kids

How to help your kids connect to the significance of the Jewish new year.

I Was Humiliated

I barely remember the past. But I do vividly remember the mortifying experience in 6th grade when my teacher embarrassed me in front of the class.

Who by Fire

I lost most of my possessions, but gained so much more.

3 Steps to Preparing for This Rosh Hashanah

How to achieve sanity and equilibrium in these times of upheaval and hit the reset button on all the chaos.

Sweet Recipes for a Sweet New Year

Sweet comes in many varieties, and not just honey!

The Easiest, Worry-Free Rosh Hashanah Menu

These recipes are simple to make, and incorporate lots of color, nutrients, and flavor.

Rosh Hashanah Jew

My spiritual journey from the night clubs in Prague to serving as a lone Israeli soldier on the Gaza border.

Life's Two Essentials

Both our bodies and our souls require sustenance and nourishment.

Perfectly Imperfect: The Secret of the Shofar

The path to true acceptance is unlocked by the shofar.

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