The High Holidays

A Spiritual Guide to Teshuva

11 essential steps to returning to your true self.

The Psychopath Inside: Yom Kippur, Free Will & Determinism

How a happily married family man and accomplished scientist could demonstrate the same anatomical markings of serial killers.

Choosing Your Destiny this Yom Kippur: Don’t Blame, Take Responsibility

There is nothing more empowering and liberating than taking your life into your own hands.

I Believe in You: Inspiring Rosh Hashanah Message

It’s not about being the best in the world… It’s about being the best FOR the world.

A Letter from God at Rosh Hashanah

At the start of the new year, please keep this advice in mind.

Sweet Dishes for Rosh Hashanah

Apple & honey cake, raspberry lemon bars and salami tzimmis.

A Father’s Love and Rosh Hashanah

Why do refer to God as our Father, and not as our Mother? My newborn son gave me the answer.

Investing Time: Ten Life-Changing Principles

Judaism is the satellite navigation system of the soul, and Rosh Hashanah is the day we stop and see whether we need to change direction.

The Bucket List and Rosh Hashanah

Facing our mortality should drive us to fulfill our unique mission in the world, not jumping out of a plane.

My 30 Days of Changing a Bad Habit and Doing Kindness

How I managed to change my energy from negative to positive.

Rosh Hashanah: The Time Is Now

The High Holidays serve as a powerful reminder not to take your time for granted.

Preparing for Rosh Hashanah: 16 Prompts

An effective way to embark on your own process of returning to your deepest essence and greatest potential.

Apple’s Secret Ingredient

A growth-mindset enables us to envision exciting goals for the new year that will challenge us to bring out our full potential.

The Next Generation and the Meaning of Kol Nidrei

The powerful reason why Yom Kippur starts with such seemingly uninspiring words

More Time or More Value: Yom Kippur and My MTA Quandary

What’s more important: longer days or more meaningful hours?

Yom Kippur: The Three Levels of Forgiveness

How to truly forgive someone who has hurt you.

The Meaning of the Book of Jonah

Jonah runs away from God and never repents. Why do we read this book on Yom Kippur?

PODCAST: Yom Kippur: God’s Reset Button

Rabbi Berel Wein sheds light on the gift of a clean slate.

Through the Gate of Tears

Actualizing your potential on the Days of Awe.

Donkey Kong, Secret Agent Man and Not Feeling God’s Love

Four reframes for the times you feel very distant from God.

Menus for Before and After Yom Kippur

Tips and recipes for eating well before and after the fast.

The Secret to a Guilt-free Yom Kippur

Understanding the crucial difference between negative guilt and constructive regret.

Make the Call: An Inspiring Yom Kippur Video

When Nancy Baida and Harry Ashkanazi had an argument, they never expected it to end the way it did. A powerful story about courage, humility and forgiveness.

The Five Ways We Mess Up an Apology

How to ask for forgiveness the right way.

5 Ways to Achieve Real Change

How to nudge yourself into accomplishing your goals.

Q&A: Why Do We Fast on Yom Kippur?

For one day we single-mindedly focus on the soul.

Lighter Dishes for Rosh Hashanah

Perfect recipes for a three day Yom Tov.

PODCAST: Rabbi Zev Leff on the Essence of Rosh Hashanah

Exploring the meaning of God’s judgment.

How Two Ordinary Teenagers are Changing the World

Their mind-blowing responses to Hurricane Harvey and a sick neighbor is the inspiration we need for the High Holidays.

The Cry of the Shofar: Its Incredible Power and Meaning

The shofar pierces our external personas and reconnects us to our true inner selves.

Make Resolutions, Not Wishes

A practical guide to real change.

Chained Melody: A Violin “Recital” in Auschwitz

A moving depiction of a true event that occurred one evening in the concentration camp.

Honey: Interesting Facts

Some fun honey facts to start your new off right.

Infusing Repentance with Mindfulness, Compassion and Self-Love

Creating the conducive environment to grow, heal and make amends.

Interesting Salads, Fish and Meat for Rosh Hashanah

Including pesto pistachio, kasha mushroom and all-in-one simanim salads.

The Wake-Up: A Short Rosh Hashanah Video

Waking up from a deep sleep may require extreme measures.

A Simple Gourmet Rosh Hashanah

Combining savory and sweet flavors to create out-of-this-world dishes.

Starting Over on Rosh Hashanah

In the wake of devastating hurricanes, a message of hope.

Spiritual Deficiency Syndrome and What You Can Do About It

Take this important annual spiritual checkup before Rosh Hashanah.

Sliver by Sliver: Rosh Hashanah, Weight Loss and the Path to Real Change

Greatness comes through the tough, little actions we make every day.

Feeling the Love on Rosh Hashanah

God judges us only because He loves us and cares about what we do.

Rosh Hashanah: Is Judgment Day Supposed To Be Joyful?

Should we tremble with fear or rejoice in crowning God as our King? A 5-part video course on the essence of Rosh Hashanah.

Creative Rosh Hashanah Cuisine

Spice up your new year with these delectable dishes.

Rosh Hashanah: Becoming the Person of Your Dreams

It’s no accident that on Rosh Hashanah Yosef goes from hopeless slave to powerful viceroy of Egypt.

Symbolic Food Recipes for a Sweet New Year

Delicious, healthy recipes for auspicious foods to serve the night of Rosh Hashanah.

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