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Jan Zauzmer

Jan Zauzmer is an author at Religion News Service.

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As Jewish High Holidays approach, we must reform our plans again

By Jan Zauzmer — August 13, 2021
(RNS) — From Mah Tovu on Rosh Hashana morning to Seu Shearim on Yom Kippur evening, we have numerous options for worshipping in a manner that places safety first.

An extra symbol on this year’s seder plate: Chewing gum

By Jan Zauzmer — April 6, 2020
(RNS) — This year's spatially distant, socially malleable holiday observance is nothing if not an attempt to stretch the bounds of tradition. Let's add something meaningfully elastic.

Unetanah Tokef with hyperlinks: Adapting a High Holiday prayer to today’s world

By Jan Zauzmer — September 27, 2019
(RNS) — The fearsome possibilities meditated in the High Holidays prayer Unetanah Tokef strike an elegant balance between predetermination and free will. Here, a version annotated for our times.
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