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Rosh Hashanah 2012

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.

iPhone 5, I-It And I-Thou

Rabbi Laura Baum | Posted 11.20.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Baum

When technology helps us be present and connect to others, it's a wonderful tool. But we also must be mindful of when we're using technology simply for its own sake and evaluate whether it is standing in the way of deeper connections.

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...

PHOTOS: Celebrating Rosh Hashanah With.. Bears?

Posted 09.14.2012 | Religion

We're all for inclusivity at HuffPost Religion, but this takes pluralism to a whole new level. While liveblogging our way toward Rosh Hashanah, whi...

Occupy Rosh Hashanah

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Michael Lerner

Why on Rosh Hashanah? Isn't this mixing politics and religion? Well, in Judaism there is no such separation -- the entire Torah is the story of a liberation struggle against oppression that Jews read a part of each Shabbat.

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...