Are concert-goers the pilgrims of our time?
When Jews sing a niggun, Ethan Press writes, this wordless Jewish melody brings the singer into ecstatic union with the Divine.
A joyful lamentation over sealed spaces and the lessons Rosh Hashanah — and the High Holy Days — teaches when we have access to the gifts of our natural environment.
Karen Armstrong prefers Hillel's version; Adele Diamond prefers Jesus' variation. Both take away a call to action. Hear them both.
An excellent reflection on the playlist for "Days of Awe."
Our associate producer reflects on observing the Jewish holidays in new ways, with new people, in new places.
Apples and honey on Rosh Hashanah? How about carp and gefilte fish and a storybook.