With the summer’s end, my hands will no longer be gritty from tucking tangled roots into the soil, from weeding out invaders and doling out compost.
I am starting a new tradition, right here, right now.
On Rosh Hashanah we re-enthrone the Sovereign King in order to perpetuate the ancient world order. But what happens when this particular male-dominant, top down world order is reversed?
Food is never simply food on a Jewish table. Rather, it’s symbolic and carries meaning that goes beyond the sum of its parts.
Though still in the month of Elul, we are approaching Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. We are leaving 5772 behind and will soon enter 5773.
One recent summer weekend, my life—or my awareness of its imperatives—underwent a radical shift. My 28-year-old son was away at the beach with friends.
There’s a spot in the morning Shacharis service that reminds us that honey can’t be added to any offering.
Last week, JWA asked: Who do you choose to inspire and guide you, your community, and the world, this New Year?
Apples are a central component on Rosh Hashanah tables, from the honey dipped apples eaten at the beginning of the evening meal in the hope that they will help bring about a good and sweet new year
Last week, I received an invitation to attend Fall...
more posts >>
Jewish Women's Archive. "Rosh Hashanah." (Viewed on May 22, 2013) <http://jwa.org/blog/rosh-hashanah>.