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From Holy God To Holy King
September 28, 2014 – 12:02 am
From Holy God To Holy King

On Rosh Hashana, God judges the world (and all the people therein), but their fates are not sealed until…

7 Ways Traditional Sexual Etiquette May Be Changing!
September 24, 2014 – 10:53 am | One Comment
7 Ways Traditional Sexual Etiquette May Be Changing!

There have long been certain sexual stereotypes regarding gender and sex, but research suggests a shift is occurring! Here are 7 ways that sexuality in romantic relationships is changing.

Tashlich
September 24, 2014 – 12:05 am
Tashlich

The Rosh Hashana tashlich ceremony is a tradition that is dear throughout the many diverse Jewish communities. Tashlich literally translates as…

Annulment of Vows
September 24, 2014 – 12:03 am
Annulment of Vows

We make promises. We swear that we are going to do something, and then hope that we will be in a position to fulfill the vow. But, did you know…

How To Attract Mr. Mensch
September 23, 2014 – 1:48 pm
How To Attract Mr. Mensch

Ladies, I know you want to attract Mr. Tall, Dark, and Menschy. The hot, or even just cute, guy with a heart of gold and who can make you laugh. How can you find this elusive creature? Here is a five-step plan…

Remembering the Akeida
September 23, 2014 – 12:08 am
Remembering the Akeida

In neither of the two Torah references to the holiday of Rosh Hashana, is there a specific mention of…

A Day Without Sleep
September 23, 2014 – 12:08 am
A Day Without Sleep

While Rosh Hashana is frequently translated as “new year,” the literal meaning of the Hebrew words is…

Symbolic Foods
September 22, 2014 – 12:08 am
Symbolic Foods

Since Rosh Hashana is the Day of Judgment, it is customary to eat simanim,* foods with symbolic meanings that invoke God’s blessing. While apple with honey is a universal custom, other…

Shofar Shorts
September 22, 2014 – 12:05 am
Shofar Shorts

The shofar is one of the most recognizable symbols of Rosh Hashana. Although it is preferable that…

Rosh Hashana’s Significance
September 21, 2014 – 12:08 am
Rosh Hashana’s Significance

In a less than a week, Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, will be…

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