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A Foodie Rosh Hashanah: Appetizers for Personal Growth

Dipping an apple in honey is the most popular in a series of simanim, symbolic foods, associated with the Rosh Hashanah feast. The custom is even recorded as far back as…

How are we Doing as a Planet This Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, has profound meaning for the entire world and humanity. Most people familiar with the holiday think of apples, honey, shofar, and as one of…

Tashlich: Unloading Negativity

The ancient custom of Tashlich brings us to living bodies of water where we symbolically cast our sins into the depths of the water. But the ceremony is, pardon the…

Upping our Game: The Days of Awe

The days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are days of awesome possibilities. However to access the great potential we need to “up our game” in performance of mitzvot. From…

Listening to the Call of Teshuva

We shift to LISTENING to the divine voice rather than perceiving God. Hashem SEES Israel on the three pilgrimage festivals, but on Rosh Hashanah God listens to the shofar which…

Join me for the Days of Awesome High Holiday Experience in Los Angeles

Please join me for a friendly, joyous, participatory, and mindful celebration of the High Holidays with meaning, melody, and humor. It’s more than just “services” but a way to connect. Get…