High Holidays

During the High Holidays, Jews around the world celebrate the New Year. It is a time for reflection, for feasting and fasting, for prayer and ritual. Region to region, family to family, there are a multitude of variations on the rituals and themes of the holiday. Join us as we explore some of these many meaningful customs and teachings and share your own insights and practices.

High Holidays Blog Posts

5 Multicultural Recipes for Rosh Hashanah

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 09/07/2016

Here are five of our favorite multicultural Jewish food recipes that we are sure will certainly add flair the Rosh Hashanah celebrations. Don’t take our word for it, make them yourself, now or any time of year!

Honoring Dad, Forgiving Myself for Rosh Hashanah

Victoria Washington, Jewish&, 09/16/2014

The Jewish month of Elul is a month of contemplation and introspection leading up to Rosh Hashanah. For Victoria Washington it has meant coming to grips with loss and learning to forgive herself.

An Afro-Ashkefardi Recipe For Rosh Hashanah

Michael Twitty, Jewish&, 09/09/2014

From black-eyed pea hummus spiked with homemade horseradish harissa to matzoh-meal fried chicken cooked in shmaltz, to peach noodle kugels touched with garam masala, Afro-Ashkefardi is my way of cooking Jewish.

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