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How to Greet Someone on Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish new year, and like the secular new year, the most common greeting for the holiday is “Happy New Year.” Jews…

How to Greet Someone on Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. And though it is a day of fasting, repentance and self-examination,…

Hadlakat Nerot: The Spark of Transition

You have to love that our most ancient ritual, Shabbat, starts with a most contemporary aesthetic: dining by candlelight. In Jewish tradition, lighting candles at…

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Shavuot

Along with Passover and Sukkot, Shavuot is one of the three major Jewish pilgrimage festivals. It falls out precisely 49 days after the second day…