Last night marked the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the first day of the Jewish calendar year. It’s a celebration of a new year and new beginnings, to be sure, but Rosh Hashanah is also a commemoration of the anniversary of the creation of humanity, and a call to repentance – symbolized by repeated blasts on the shofar, a ram’s horn. Read More Make ‘Em Say Rosh!: Reflections on the Jewish New Year 5773
In the Jewish tradition, the period between the high holidays of Rosh Hashanah (which starts Wednesday night) and Yom Kippur (which starts Friday night, October 7th) is a time when we seek to make amends with people we may have wronged. Essentially, it’s a time of seeking forgiveness and repairing relationships. Read More Making Amends… With Your Body?