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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

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  • Tips to Engage Your Family in the New Jewish Year

    By Rabbi Arthur P. Nemitoff

    Professional advice from a rabbi about how to celebrate the High Holidays as an interfaith family at home, but the paramount importance of going to synagogue.

    Date: 08-03-2006
  • How My Non-Jewish, Atheist Husband Helps Celebrate the Jewish Holidays

    By Staci Kennedy

    Personal narrative about the ways an intermarried woman’s non-Jewish husband expresses and enjoys Jewish ritual and holiday life. 

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Different Religions, Same Guilt

    By Susan Katz

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman relating the guilt she and her equally non-observant Muslim husband feel about not paying attention to Ramadan or Yom Kippur.

    Date: 09-12-2006
  • When Breaking the Fast, Bagels and Lox Still Rule: Plus Recipes for Yim Kippur

    By Linda Morel

    Reprinted general information about different family traditions for breaking the fast after Yom Kippur--with coffee, schnapps, cookies, apples, or fish--and some recipes for teas and cakes.

    Date: 08-03-2006
  • Dear Wendy: High Holiday Question

    By Wendy Weltman Palmer

    Professional advice "Ask Wendy" column to a woman who says she feels sad at the High Holidays that her husband won’t take off work to attend services with her.

    Date: 08-03-2006
  • The High Holidays: New Year, New Traditions

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from a Christian man relating his experiences celebrating the Jewish High Holidays with his children.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • When Ramadan and Rosh Hashanah Meet

    By Rabbi Arthur Waskow

    Information about the similarities between the Jewish High Holidays and Ramadan, and suggestions on how to inclusively celebrate both with your Jewish or Muslim partner.

    Date: 08-30-2006
  • Grandparenting for the High Holidays

    By Zell Schulman

    Personal narrative about a Jewish grandmother who discovered that "less is more" when it comes to inquiring about her children and grandchildrens’ Jewish observance.

    Date: 08-02-2006
  • Pomegranate-Orange Juice for Yom Kippur, Plus Other Mouth-Watering Recipes

    By Jayne Cohen

    Personal narrative and recipes for non-traditionalists’ Yom Kippur--the author spends Yom Kippur with her family in a place of natural beauty reading poems and talking, and then breaks the fast with Orange-Pomegranate cocktails and Apricot Blintzes

    Date: 08-03-2006
  • How My Hunger for History Helped Me Reclaim My Judaism

    By Sue Eisenfeld

    Personal narrative by a secular Jewish woman who, after reading The Red Tent by Anita Diamant, became interested in Judaism and Jewish history, and decided to fast on Yom Kippur for the first time in her life.

    Date: 11-27-2006

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