Revolutionary Shofar

Being a Jew means being part of the counter-culture.

Recalculating

Don't wait till you're really lost.

It’s A Wonderful Life

The film's powerful Rosh Hashanah message.

Rosh Hashanah Dreaming

God is offering another year of life. What are we going to do with it?

Alzheimer's Rosh Hashanah Lesson

The most important lesson I learned from Sholom still sends me shivers, nearly three decades since his passing.

Miracle in Lebanon

When God performs miracles for us, what should we do in return?

Seizing Change

By seizing change today, we might avoid the seizure tomorrow.

Shana Tova?

Can we be optimistic about the coming new year?

Maximizing the High Holiday Services

Five minutes of prayer said with understanding, feeling and emotion means far more than hours of lip-service.

The Miracle Called Me

The shofar blast reminds us that our essence is truly free.

My Moment of Weakness

Do you want God to cut you some slack?

Symbolism of the Shofar

The quintessential symbol of Rosh Hashana is more than just a primitive trumpet.

New Years Blues

How to overcome the annual struggle with New Years resolutions. (1 min.)

Eli Whitney's Rosh Hashanah Resolution

This Rosh Hashanah make sure your resolutions are S.M.A.R.T.

Hiding from God

Who is the master of your universe? A Rosh Hashanah meditation.

The Sound of Heaven

On Rosh Hashanah, the shofar reminds us of a higher calling.

The Human Touch

A letter jolted me out of my complacency, reminding me that real change is truly possible.

Understanding the High Holidays

The overarching theme of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is "change:" to change from what we were before and to become new individuals.

Think Globally, Act Locally

Despite my sincere desire to save the world, I never managed to move past rhetoric and idealism to meaningful action. Then I started learning about Judaism.

Don’t Wait for Miracles

Sometimes we have to hit rock bottom in order to start climbing up.

Let Me In

Making space for God this Rosh Hashanah.

God's Alarm Clock

Maximizing our greatest gift – time.

Tashlich's Subtle Message

The antidote to wallowing in self pity.

Here Comes the Judge

If it's our Day of Judgment, why are we so happy?

Your First Rosh Hashanah?

A few inspiring words for the uninitiated.

The Cry of the Shofar

From the narrow opening of the shofar, comes the wide expanse of relief.

Who is God to Judge?

I often felt resentful toward God, until I discovered that Rosh Hashanah is about empowerment, not guilt.

Rosh Hashanah: Making Room for God

It is when we are broken that we recognize God as our true home.

Apples and Honey

Discovering the traditional origins and meaning of Rosh Hashanah's most famous foods.

The Sound of Freedom

The primal cry of the shofar expresses the deepest core of a person that words alone cannot reach.

For God's Sake

The challenge of our age: not to desecrate God's holy name with acts that profane all that He stands for.

Why Round Challah?

Some surprising spiritual insights from the Rosh Hashanah challah.

Judgment Day on Wall Street

Is Wall Street sending us a Rosh Hashanah message?

Beyond Apples and Honey

Using symbolic foods to cook up real change for Rosh Hashanah.

The Liberating Experience of Judgment

Yes these are Days of Awe, but they are days of exhilaration too.

Entering the Palace of the King

The gates are open, but the time is short. How do we merit the privilege of the king's presence?

Why Judgment?

On Rosh Hashanah, the Day of Judgment, we don't spend the day pleading for our lives to be spared. Why not?

The Fast of Gedalia

One day after Rosh Hashanah commemorates a Jewish tragedy whose message reverberates today.

That's Just How I Am

Free choice is the uniquely human trait. Tapping into this power is a primary goal of the High Holidays.

Nine Plus One

What does animal tithing have to do with Rosh Hashanah? Everything.

The World Changed. Did I?

This past year forced us to ask the question, "What am I willing to die for?" Living with that answer will bring lasting change.

The New New Year

Do you arrive at Rosh Hashanah stunned to discover that you're making the same resolutions as the year before? Here's how to break the pattern.

Micros and Macros

How do we face the challenges of these most significant days?

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