The next two months are a whirlwind on the Jewish calendar. With the holidays of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah rolling out one after another in September and October, it is enough to get your head in a twist and your tongue tied.
Why are they called the High Holidays? When do I build the hut thingy? Do I get to party and where?
We know your questions. That’s why TC Jewfolk is kicking off a High Holiday blog series that will blow your mind. Stay tuned for these upcoming posts and more:
- How to build a Sukkah on your apartment balcony or porch
- 10 ways to stay awake during Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur services
- Don’t let ticket costs stop you: Twin Cities synagogues welcome young professionals and students for the High Holidays
- 10 famous apologies: a little inspiration for Yom Kippur
- Roll out my Torah baby: the Twin Cities’ best Simchat Torah parties
- Rosh Hashanah rustic apple tarts recipe
- Leviticus 18, Sexual Ethics and Yom Kippur
- Commentary on the High Holidays by Jewish Community Action Executive Director Vic Rosenthal
- Where to shake your lulav: Twin Cities parties in the Sukkah
- Introductions to Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah by guest columnists including local playwright Jenna Zark and Jewish educator Sean Herstein
- Sukkot smorgasbord: chicken with spiced date sauce, lemon couscous, and baked acorn squash recipes
Don’t get left behind in the year 5769!