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About a week ago, I put the call out for submissions just in time for Rosh Hashanah. The suggested topics included: forgiveness/teshuvah, new beginnings, sweetness or hope. What appears below is a motley collection of blog posts humorous, penitent, comtemplative and irreverant. Read them all or pick your favorites.
No matter what you choose, may we all enjoy a New Year of happiness, health and blessing. Shana Tova!
Random Babbles pauses for some serious reflection about the need to ruminate.
A love letter to the darker side of sweets at Haute Chocolate.
Liz has shpilkes and an Atkins dilemma.
Sweet Rose tells her story of literally becoming one who returned to her roots.
The ladies at Ima Shalom do a little repentance, blogger style.
From the Jewess archives, a little Torah for your day.
My girl Worrier Poet figures everyone’s a little Jewish on Rosh Hashanah so why not blog about it?
Hadassah Sabo shares her innermost thoughts about the Days of Awe.
Jordan and the Jewesses with Attitude over at the Jewish Women’s Archive mark the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and returning to New Orleans.
Finally, yours truly takes on the ironies of Rosh Hashanah’s culinary traditions.