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  • Are You Hungry? A food poem for Rosh Hashana

    By Rick Lupert

    October 2, 2016 | 4:29 pm

    It is the new year
    and I am driving home
    from Rosh Ha Shanah morning services.
    I will rest until the evening
    when I will join friends for the festive meal.

    We Jews eat like Italians.
    We have special foods for every holiday.
    Symbolic foods.
    Foods that make a statement...

  • A difficult conversation

    By Rabbi Laura Geller

    September 3, 2013 | 11:52 am

    The conversation is supposed to begin like this: “Will you forgive me for anything I might have said or done this year that has hurt you?” 

    You are sitting with a friend over coffee, during the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, and you ask this question. Not easy. What...