Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

The Jewish New Year is a time to reflect on our choices, our values, and our plans. Here’s some smart ritual guidance.

Lake Michigan Tashlikh
Fall 2008
by Barbara Stock
Sometimes, you have to grapple with a “starting over” ritual until it does its job.

Moving On
Summer 2003
by Lori Lefkovitz
When we recite the Yizkor memorial service, we’re really paying attention to our own tiny, ephemeral moment in history.

The Hudson River School of Tashlikh
Summer 1999
In which a quintessential Upper West Side single Jewish woman casts away crumbs with rituals that renew her at Rosh Hashanah.

Yom Kippur in Lithuania: The “Sogerkes”
Summer 1989
by Henny Wenkart
Introducing the new back page column highlighting choices and changes. This time, Yom Kippur in Lithuania: The “Sogerkes.”