Article Archive

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

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  • Low Holy Days

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Personal narrative about how a Jew-by-choice found a feeling of family and community among other Jews-by-choice when her Jewish-by-birth boyfriend avoided synagogue life.

    Date: 11-15-2006
  • Handling the High Holidays: Strategies Different Interfaith Families Use

    By Ronnie Caplane

    Reported article about how different interfaith couples handle synagogue on the High Holidays, especially the issue of going alone.

    Date: 11-15-2006
  • Celebrating the New Year Festivals Humanistically: Bringing Intercultural Families Closer Together

    By Rabbi Miriam Jerris

    Professional view from a Humanistic Rabbi about how the Humanistic Judaism Rosh Hashanah service differs from traditional services:  Humanist services are more inclusive of interfaith families, and more focused on the values of self-refl

    Date: 08-02-2006
  • A Distillation of Life: "Reflections on Our First High Holidays"

    By Elisha Aharon

    Personal narrative by a Jew-by-choice who is excited to share his first Rosh Hashanah with his love, a Catholic woman who wants to convert to Judaism, and who has two Catholic children.

    Date: 08-02-2006
  • My Perspective on the Days of Awe: A Challenge to Action

    By Patricia Lombard

    Personal narrative by a Christian woman who is working hard to learn about Judaism and raise her children as Jews, yet who feels that her husband and his family are not interested in or even supportive of religious observance. 

    Date: 08-03-2006
  • Anticipating My First High Holy Days as a Widow

    By Ronnie Caplane

    Personal narrative by a newly widowed intermarried woman, describing how she misses her husband all the time, and especially at the High Holidays.

    Date: 08-02-2006
  • Gathering as a Community

    By Charlotte Honigman-Smith

    Personal narrative from an interdating woman about the the darker side of Rosh Hashanah, and its resonance with her thoughts the year after September 11, and in the midst of the intifada in Israel. 

    Date: 08-02-2006
  • Different, Yet the Same: Journey into an Unfamiliar House of Worship

    By Melissa Feldman

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a Christian man discussing her experience at his church and his experience at her synagogue.

    Date: 08-31-2006
  • Getting Comfortable With The High Holidays

    By Nina Amir Lacey

    Rather than feeling overwhelmed by Rosh Hoshanah and Yom Kippur services, this year, approach these awesome holiday observances in ways that allow you to fill what could be empty observances with both meaning and spirit.

    Date: 09-18-2008
  • A Catholic's Confession

    By Teresa McMahon

    Personal narrative by an intermarried Catholic woman describing her thoughts and feelings about the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic church, and the importance of seriously considering the meaning of forgiveness, especially at Rosh Hashonah. Date: 08-02-2006

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