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Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a joyful and introspective occasion. It is the start of the High Holiday period — also known as the Days of Awe — ending with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.Among Rosh Hashanah traditions, we hear the sounding...

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Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the most solemn day on the Jewish calendar. We devote the day to introspection and repentance. Many people fast on Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur ends with the sounding of the shofar (ram’s horn).

Featured Featured September 30, 2023 - October 6, 2023


The festive holiday of Sukkot is named for the booths or huts (sukkot in Hebrew) in which, according to Jewish tradition, the Israelites dwelt during their forty years of wandering in the desert after the Exodus from Egypt.  Sukkot starts the evening of September 29...

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Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah

Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah are celebrated together on one day by Reform Jews and over two days by Conservative Jews. We celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of reading the Torah. The holiday begins the evening of October 6. Read more about Shemini...

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Meeting the Moment: Antisemitism and Your Children

For parents and grandparents of tweens and teens Monday, November 13, 1:00 pm ETREGISTER HERE Dr. Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath, Ed.D. Dr. Samantha Vinokor-Meinrath, Ed.D., is the Senior Director of Knowledge, Ideas and Learning at The Jewish Education Project. She is the author of #antisemitism: Coming of Age...

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You’re a Grandparent! A Personal Jewish Ritual to Mark Your New Role

Whether you became a grandparent yesterday or years ago, it is likely that much has changed — including your own role in the family, your relationship with the parents of your grandchild, and your view of your place in the world and your legacy.   Led...