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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…

Holiday Greetings
September 21, 2014 – 12:03 am
Holiday Greetings

The standard pre-Rosh Hashana greeting of…

Online Dating: Then and Now
September 19, 2014 – 6:00 am
Online Dating: Then and Now

The stigma is gone, and online dating is here to stay. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane and compare online dating in the early 2000s to online dating today.

The Light of the First Day
September 19, 2014 – 12:08 am
The Light of the First Day

When most people think of natural light, they think of the sun. Strangely enough…

Selichot
September 19, 2014 – 12:03 am
Selichot

In addition to the unique prayer services of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, the High Holidays are known for…

High Holiday Wine Selections for Love and L’Chaim in 5775
September 18, 2014 – 10:44 am
High Holiday Wine Selections for Love and L’Chaim in 5775

Kosher wine doesn’t have to ruin your meal anymore, in fact, these are downright delicious!

The Three Ts
September 18, 2014 – 12:05 am
The Three Ts

On Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur we declare…

Five Names of Rosh Hashana
September 18, 2014 – 12:02 am
Five Names of Rosh Hashana

In Jewish tradition, Rosh Hashana has several names that can help us understand the importance and power…

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