(The Conversation) — Judaism encompasses a wide range of beliefs, and the ethical core of its upcoming holidays transcends religious doctrines and embodies universal ethical truths.
BOSTON (RNS) — At a time of year when people who rarely attend show up, or when people show up for the first time, balancing friendliness and safety becomes especially tricky.
NEW YORK (RNS) — For Jews who cover the car industry at the New York International Auto Show's media days, which often fall during Passover, the seder at Katz’s Deli has become a respite.
(RNS) — The High Holy Days' long services are often a time when parents of special needs kids must wage the fight between despair and anger on the one hand, and mercy and acceptance on the other.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Sent 10 days before the start of Rosh Hashanah, an invite to an already controversial call to celebrate the Jewish holidays may draw only the Trump administration's closest allies in the Jewish community.
(RNS) Today is the first full day of Sukkot, also known as the Festival of Booths. What is this holiday that makes Jews eat their meals al fresco? Let us 'Splain ...
(RNS) In these Days of Awe, as Jews call the 10-day period between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, we asked students and staff at Hillel to share their thoughts on the Jewish holidays and why so many Jews picked Yom Kippur as their favorite holiday.
(RNS) Tisha B’Av, many rabbis say, can be a hard holiday to sell, with its commemoration of the most depressing events of Jewish history. But many of those same rabbis are trying to revive interest in Tisha B'Av, with new rituals and practices to which modern, nontraditional Jews can better relate.