A Rosh Hashanah Meal With Meaning

Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year

The Road to the New Jerusalem, Part 2

If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?

App Lets You Atone From Your Smartphone

Inspired by Leviticus, eScapegoat lets users offload sins onto a virtual goat

A Yom Kippur Ritual I Can’t Give Up

Kapparot with a chicken is jarring and upsetting, but I do it every year

Vampire Weekend’s Latest Album Is Ezra Koenig’s Guide for the Perplexed

On ‘Modern Vampires of the City,’ the frontman wrestles with Jewish questions, calling to mind a personal Kol Nidre

High Holiday Services Are Boring. Here’s How We Can Fix Them.

Rabbis and congregants alike have made synagogue dull. But together we can make it more meaningful and more compelling.

Introducing PREPENT 5774

Daily tools, tasks, and intentions to get you focused and ready for a new year

Talmudic Pride and Prejudice

This week’s Daf Yomi considers—with Chaucerian verve—whether a rabbinic elite spoke for the Jewish people

#Trending: High Holiday Tweets and Texts

To reach the kids, services are adapting to include technology

Days of Awwww

A lesson for Yom Kippur from the loving reception a random transvestite got on the Internet

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