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Rosh Hashanah- a very sweet and serious holiday

September 16th, 2022

Rosh Hashanah, literally is translated as “head of the year.”  This refers to the Jewish New Year where this September, the Jewish year will become 5783. ...

A High Holiday Story

September 14th, 2022

“Shaaray Shamaim”- Such a visually powerful expression! Around this time of the year, we use this expression with “kavana mayuchedet”- Special intention! The intention and desire are that ...

What are the Appropriate Greetings on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur?

September 14th, 2022

As a young adult, unfamiliar with the Jewish religion and with Hebrew, I was very uncomfortable during my first few High Holy Day experiences.  I did not know what to say to Temple members...I wa...

High Holidays

September 14th, 2022

The High Holidays are fast approaching; By the mere “title” we use in reference to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur we already set the appropriate mood for these supremely important days in the Jewish...

9 Essential Recipes for the High Holidays and Hannukah

September 14th, 2022

The High Holy Days are less than a month away and then  Hannukah will be right around the corner. Here are some essential  recipes every Jewish home cook should have on hand: -Chicken ...