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

Sept. 27 2019 1:20AM

“Happy is the people who knows the blast.”

Eitan Fishbane
Sept. 26 2019 12:01AM

Jennie Litvack, in memoriam.

July 24 2019 12:01AM

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

Sept. 5 2018 12:01AM

From King David to American Pentecostals, boisterous worshippers have always annoyed those who prefer their worship quiet and dignified. “Stop jumping up and down—we’re Episcopalians,”. . .

Peter Berger
Oct. 1 2014 12:01AM

The shofar is blown throughout the month of Ellul except for today: the day before Rosh Hashanah. Why the abstention?

Nachum Klafter
Sept. 4 2013 12:00AM