High Holidays

To avoid that fate, rabbis and synagogues might begin by acknowledging where and how Judaism differs, and proceed from there.

Oct. 3 2018 12:01AM

Synagogues may no longer be stuffy and hidebound, but contemporary changes utterly transform for the worse the powerful experience of the Days of Awe.

Sept. 26 2018 12:01AM

Today’s liberal Judaism may or may not have struck the right balance between tradition and change; but that’s a conversation worth having.

Sept. 17 2018 12:01AM

Unless they feel personally welcome, non-traditional Jews won’t care to own anything at all of the tradition.

Sept. 12 2018 12:01AM

From a naïve confidence to an enduring hopefulness.

Benjamin Sommer
Sept. 6 2018 12:01AM

At least one of them might stem from the days when Jews ululated.

Sept. 5 2018 12:01AM

What happens when, once a year, the urge to accommodate every consumer fashion meets massive Jewish cultural illiteracy?

Sept. 4 2018 12:01AM

The month of Elul.

Tzvi Sinensky
Aug. 13 2018 12:01AM

“A gut kvitl!” East European Jews once said to each other in the days just before and during the holiday of Sukkot, and many still do. What does it mean?

Oct. 10 2017 12:01AM

Jews and Muslims, tolerance and intolerance.

Qanta Ahmed
Sept. 22 2015 12:01AM

“Here am I, poor in deeds,” it begins. Where did it come from and, more importantly, what does it say to us?

Sept. 11 2015 12:01AM

Instead, they should focus on offering what can’t be found elsewhere.

Sept. 8 2015 12:01AM

About the trend toward competitive advertising for High Holiday services.

Marc Angel
Sept. 1 2015 12:01AM