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High Holidays 2012

VIDEO: How to Grill Your Thanksgiving Turkey!

Jim Higley | Posted 01.14.2013 | Taste
Jim Higley


Discovering The Symphony Of Life On Shemini Atzeret

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 12.07.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

This work calls upon us to imitate God in order to bring God's presence into our lives and the lives of others. On Shemini Atzeret, we think about God seeking to linger in our presence because God needs us as much as we need God.

A Shelter For Spiritual Vulnerability

Rabbi Will Berkovitz | Posted 12.05.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Will Berkovitz

On Sukkot we are told to leave the comfort of our sturdy homes with their strong walls, insulated windows and security systems and we are directed to live in an impermanent shelter -- where the walls may shake in the slightest breeze and roof is made of leaves and twigs.

Rejoicing On Sukkot: Then And Now

S.R. Hewitt | Posted 11.28.2012 | Religion
S.R. Hewitt

The commandment to be happy is not included among the positive commandments of the Torah except during the holiday of Sukkot.

Yom Kippur: The Holiest Day Of The Jewish Year

Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion

Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, is observed in 2012 from sundown Sept. 25 to nightfall Sept. 26. The Hebrew date for Yom Kippur is 9-10 Tishr...

On Being Present: A Reflection For The New Year

Eve Simon | Posted 11.24.2012 | Religion
Eve Simon

In the three-plus years since being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, the yearly musing over my own mortality has taken on very different feel. Something more ... real.

A Vegetarian Teshuvah

Alison Laichter | Posted 11.20.2012 | Religion
Alison Laichter

I started doing some research because I was horrified by my own visions of screeching chickens, blood and feathers. I knew this wasn't a practice I would ever do. In my search for more information, I heard a great story.

Rosh Hashanah: Ushering In The Jewish New Year

Posted 09.16.2012 | Religion

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated in 2012 from sundown on Sept. 16 to nightfall on Sept. 18. The Hebrew date for Rosh Hashanah is 1 Ti...

High Holidays 2012: A HuffPost Community Observance Of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur And Sukkot

Posted 09.07.2012 | Religion

The High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot are considered some of the holiest days of the Jewish year. Observed during the Hebrew month...