Rosh Hashanah

This week, we dig through the archives to bring you excerpts from our best conversations on faith, mortality, tradition, obligation, and sin.

Sept. 25 2020 12:02AM

The ancient Israelites, wandering in the wilderness, had more plentiful provisions than British Airways on this particular evening. How would I—we—get through this journey?

Sept. 24 2020 12:11AM

No other holiday contains a greater diversity of themes.

Sept. 18 2020 12:01AM

A Rosh Hashanah sermon on anti-Semitism.

Oct. 3 2019 12:01AM

In a worship service almost defined by its eloquence, Judaism mandates an unintelligible noise.

Sept. 27 2019 1:20AM

Isaac unbound.

David Gottlieb
Sept. 27 2019 12:01AM

“Happy is the people who knows the blast.”

Eitan Fishbane
Sept. 26 2019 12:01AM

Why the first of Nisan, which falls on this coming Saturday, would seem to be the most important date of all.

April 3 2019 12:01AM

God prays that His own mercy will triumph.

Akiva Mattenson
Sept. 4 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

Scholars have deciphered three ancient psalms.

Karel van der Toorn
May 3 2018 12:01AM

Reading the Torah and blowing the shofar.

Diarna Project
Sept. 20 2017 12:01AM