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AHH It's Almost Rosh Hashana

I’m slightly in panic mode. I know that having a lot of classes and speeches to write this time of year is normal for rabbis. I just have never been in that position before. 368 more words

Daily Prompt

Selichot and Angels

Do Jews pray to angels? Do all of us need all the help we can get?

The Jewish Days of Awe begin soon, starting with Rosh Hashanah on the evening of October 2, ending with Yom Kippur on the evening of October 11. 465 more words


A Note from Eugenia Rosen September 24, 2016

A Note from Eugenia Rosen          September 24, 2016

This morning Eugenia Rosen, South Tower, asked to put in writing some of her thoughts.

She is very thankful to the Board of Directors of Aquarius that the Jewish holidays are being observed. 145 more words


Elul: Feeling, Believing & Knowing

We are approaching the high holy days of the year. Beginning on the first day of the month of Elul, many people begin a process of self-reflection that culminates on Yom Kippur. 1,356 more words

Yom Kippur for someone with anxiety

Yom Kippur is the holiest day in Judaism. It’s a day of repentance, a day to atone for your sins. It’s not just about begging for forgiveness; it’s about looking within yourself and asking, “Have I been the best version of myself this year?” But for people who, like me, suffer from an anxiety disorder, an already powerful day can become even more intensified. 410 more words

The Question of the Moment

It’s hard to believe that 5776 has already flown away from us, and we are headed into 5777, which will be the only Hebrew year in our lifetimes containing three identical digits in a row (of course, this does not seem so special only 17 years after 1999). 435 more words


Uncle Larry's Schlumpia® for a sweet & savory New Year

Welcome the upcoming Jewish holidays with some Schlumpia® at your holiday table.  Potato Onion or Kasha Varnishkes are a crispy and tasty side dish to compliment your holiday brisket or roast chicken.   128 more words