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Rosh Hashana

  • Leonard Cohen won’t perform on High Holidays

    If you were surprised by just how early the high holidays are this year, you’re in good company. Iconic Jewish singer Leonard Cohen has just rescheduled two dates on his UK tour after learning they fell out on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, BBC News reports. The 78-year-old is already publicly repenting, apologizing “deeply for the… More ▸

  • Toronto Mayor’s (crack-free) Rosh Hashana video

    We’ve been really hoping for a Jewish angle on the crack-smoking Mayor of Toronto story, and alas, thanks to Chabad, our prayers have finally been answered. Spoiler alert: Nobody’s hitting the pipe in this video. Instead, Rabbi Moshe Steiner  of Uptown Chabad shows the mayor how Rosh Hashana is done. It’s unclear whether Ford is… More ▸