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September 15, 2021, 1:15 pm
The battle for Yom Kippur
Wishing all our readers well over the fast. And as we now traditionally say on yom tov, "Next year in synagogue."
September 15, 2021, 9:21 am
Kol Nidrei appeal rejected in Vic, accepted in NSW
September 14, 2021, 1:00 pm
Two sides to Yamim Noraim obligations
The High Holy Days are about the relationship between a person and Hashem.
Rabbi Daniel Rabin
September 13, 2021, 6:00 pm
Dozens of rabbis plead for Yom Kippur exemption
The latest approaches to the government follow dramatic scenes in Ripponlea last Tuesday when members of an Adass Israel breakaway group held an illegal minyan on Rosh Hashanah.
September 13, 2021, 2:00 pm
Writing our own record
The emotional, spiritual and intellectual fascination of Unetaneh Tokef.
Rabbi Raymond Apple
September 13, 2021, 1:44 pm
Bringing people hope
The musicians from klezmer fusion band, Chutney, have always had music running through their veins. Now, Chutney Unplugged - a spin-off project from the main band - is bringing their latest arrangement to the community.
September 12, 2021, 11:30 am
Celebrating the High Holy Days at home
How can we find meaning in celebrating the High Holy Days at home, in lockdown?
RABBI MICHOEL GOURARIE
September 10, 2021, 10:32 am
The power of the individual and the community
Even as we are absorbed in our own thoughts while in lockdown on the holiest of days we are not alone.
September 9, 2021, 5:30 am
Yom Kippur 2021: Top sins
A Serious Pickle
September 6, 2021, 2:30 pm
High Holy Days on the battlefield
Rosh Hashanah, Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur were observed in the most challenging of circumstances by Jewish diggers serving in World War I and World War II.
September 29, 2020, 12:14 pm
Airborne Yom Kippur ritual for locked down Melbourne Jews
This year, with large gatherings off-limits because of the coronavirus pandemic, those who practice the ritual of kapparot have struggled with how to carry it out.
September 25, 2020, 2:22 pm
Yom Kippur in Melbourne’s lockdown
'We were telling this story from Caulfield Hebrew Congregation, [but] we could have been telling it from any number of synagogues around Australia'.
September 25, 2020, 11:08 am
Join the moment
Australian Jews are set to join together for a moment of silence at noon on Yom Kippur in lieu of attending Yizkor and to check in on someone before the fast begins.
September 24, 2020, 12:00 am
A Yom Kippur like no other
Prime Minister Scott Morrison: 'The traditions and practices of these High Holy Days have been disrupted, so their essence is more important than ever'.
August 27, 2020, 9:49 am
Rescuing Rosh Hashanah
Subject to government approval, organisers are planning shofar blowing in local parks within earshot of residents so they can fulfil the mitzvah of hearing the shofar sounded.