The High Holidays

Rosh Hashanah Recipes: 30 Minutes or Less

Oh no! It's Rosh Hashanah already! What am I going to cook?


Could it be that uttering some well-chosen mantras can really change your life?

Rosh Hashanah: Making Room for God

It is when we are broken that we recognize God as our true home.

Don't Miss Today!

God sent me this crucial test and I had to make a critical choice.

Keep Your Eye on the Expert

This Rosh Hashana, become the person you wish you were.

Apples and Honey

Discovering the traditional origins and meaning of Rosh Hashanah's most famous foods.

The Sound of Freedom

The primal cry of the shofar expresses the deepest core of a person that words alone cannot reach.

The Spiritual Workout

When life's challenges feel like an Olympic training program.

For God's Sake

The challenge of our age: not to desecrate God's holy name with acts that profane all that He stands for.

My Strange Request

In Elul anything is possible, even finding your soul mate.

To Become Like Angels

On Yom Kippur we can taste spiritual perfection by relinquishing our innate ability to choose as we attempt to blend our own will with that of God's.

Dieting and Yom Kippur

Dieting as a paradigm for spiritual elevation.

Seizing Change

By seizing change today, we might avoid the seizure tomorrow.

Shifting the Blame

Accepting personal responsibility for our actions is the cornerstone for lasting change.

Fasting on Yom Kippur

Guidelines for children and sick people who need to eat.

Hiding from God

Who is the master of your universe? A Rosh Hashanah meditation.

Food Management for Rosh Hashana

With seven meals to prepare, keep it simple!

A Womb for the Soul

Inscribing ourselves in the book of life or death.

Why Round Challah?

Some surprising spiritual insights from the Rosh Hashanah challah.

Your First Rosh Hashanah?

A few inspiring words for the uninitiated.

The Human Touch

A letter jolted me out of my complacency, reminding me that real change is truly possible.

Climbing to the Top

Answering Rosh Hashana's question: Did you do as much as you could with the gifts the Almighty gave you?

Rosh Hashanah Menu

Chef Hershel's culinary recommendations.

Go for the Gold

Achieving your personal victory this Rosh Hashana.

Nine Plus One

What does animal tithing have to do with Rosh Hashanah? Everything.

Beyond Apples and Honey

Using symbolic foods to cook up real change for Rosh Hashanah.

Understanding the High Holidays

The overarching theme of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is "change:" to change from what we were before and to become new individuals.

Hearing the Shofar's Call

The shofar arouses the divine voice within, calling us back to our Source.

Habits for a Highly Effective Yom Kippur

Take one step in breaking free from the entanglements of negative habits and you're guaranteed assistance from the Almighty.

Becoming You

On Rosh Hashana, we pledge not to remain a cheap imitation of our 'old self.'

Blasting the Worm

Being hit with a major computer virus is no way to start the NewYear...or is it?

Entering the Palace of the King

The gates are open, but the time is short. How do we merit the privilege of the king's presence?

The Liberating Experience of Judgment

Yes these are Days of Awe, but they are days of exhilaration too.

Three Steps to Genuine Change

Getting free from our self-erected prison.

On Anger

Anger, which can work so powerfully against happiness, is the very tool we've been given to get a handle on our invisible, elusive inner selves.

Amos the Righteous: A Yom Kippur Fable

Those who believe in the power of good deeds love to tell his story.

Football Victory: A Yom Kippur Story

Not all wins take place on the playing field.

Fixing the World: Rosh Hashana Family Parsha

In our story a girl makes a change for the better, and is glad she did.

Whom We Hurt: A Yom Kippur Preparation

Most interactions are with people whose private pain is hidden from us. How can we make sure that we do not add to their distress with a harsh word?

Flying Low

Rebuilding your inner confidence in making -- and keeping! -- New Year's resolutions.

Yom Tov Menu

An eclectic menu for Yom Tov that incorporates some of the symbolic foods eaten on Rosh Hashana.

The World Changed. Did I?

This past year forced us to ask the question, "What am I willing to die for?" Living with that answer will bring lasting change.

Fun Activities

Have fun with these mazes, puzzles, word search and more!


A variety of salads to compliment your main dish.


For a sweet new year, try these delicious desserts.

High Holidays Quiz for Kids

How well are you prepared for the High Holidays?


Scrumptious kugel recipes with a twist.


Vegetable recipes to add color and flavor to your meal.

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