Rosh Hashanah

an outdoor, socially distanced service

Rosh Hashanah dinner, Yom Kippur break-fast, sukkah hops: How risky are these High Holiday...

When Passover arrived just a few weeks after the pandemic set in earlier this year, it was clear that seders with families and friends...

Community leaders share their thoughts for the Jewish New Year

“This past year has been extraordinarily challenging in so many ways for all of us. I hope that in this next year, I will...
(Kar-Ben Publishing)

4 new children’s books to brighten up the Jewish New Year

By Penny Schwartz | JTA Sparkling stars and the light of the full harvest moon comfort a young boy and his older sister as they...
Huppit Bartov Miller and family (David Stuck)

Family fun for Rosh Hashanah: Bloggers and artists get creative for the High Holidays

This year, seasons and holidays may feel like a shadow of what they used to be. Will we be doing the same Zoom events...
lamb chops

Rosh Hashanah dinner, a deux

  By Keri White As with many folks this year, our Rosh Hashanah gathering will be quite small — probably just my husband and me. Rather than...
Rabbi Steve Schwarts (screenshot by carolyn conte)

Here’s a Program for Teshuva for the High Holidays

Beth El Congregation of Baltimore is offering a series of programs titled Pathways to Teshuva, which will focus on internal, communal and spiritual growth. The...

Which Apples Taste Best with Honey (or Sugar)?

Washington Jewish Week's Jacqueline Hyman shares her findings, in this guest article.

Chabad of Hunt Valley to Hold High Holiday Services at Baltimore Country Club

In recent years, congregations have held High Holiday services at all kinds of unconventional venues, from campgrounds to churches. But Chabad of Hunt Valley’s upcoming...

Mayor, Police Commissioner Discuss Security for High Holidays

  The mayor and police commissioner joined almost 40 representatives from local Jewish congregations on Sept. 4 to discuss issues of security for the upcoming...

High Holidays on a Budget

It’s that time of year again — leaves are changing colors, kids are back in school and reminders are coming from all corners with...