leshone toyve (to a good year)! Henryk Robak remembers the cantors who sung at High Holiday services at the Great Synagogue of Warsaw, where he spent his childhood before World War Two.
Lynn Yanis reflects on how she authentically expresses her Jewish identity – in the kitchen.
Jews around the world are preparing for Passover, which begins tonight at sundown. David Schorr fondly recalls how he used to help his grandmother clean before the holiday.
Zol zayn purim! (Let it be Purim!) Leo Weitzman remembers how the yontef (holiday) was celebrated in a displaced persons’ camp for the first time after the Holocaust.
What’s a bar mitzvah? What are the High Holidays? Elaine Trehub reflects on what it was like for her to answer these and other questions as the only Jewish person working at a college library.
Have politics ever made a Peysekh seder tense in your family? Haim Gunner, Ottawa native, explains how he once ruined a seder.