Celebrate

What Is Shabbat Shuvah?

The Sabbath between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur emphasizes themes of return and repentance.

Rosh Hashanah 2017

Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on Wednesday, September 20 and ends on the evening of Friday, September 22.

Yom Kippur 2017

Yom Kippur begins at sunset on Friday, September 29 and ends at sundown on Saturday, September 30.

This Week's Torah Portion

Ha’Azinu

In this Torah portion, Moses recites a song to the Children of Israel that serves as testimony of their covenant with God. God tells Moses to head up Mount Nebo to find his final resting place.

FULL SUMMARY
HAFTARAH SUMMARY

Parashat Ha’Azinu

Deuteronomy 32:1 - 32:52

Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20; Joel 2:15-27 | Shabbat Shuva

When It’s Better To Do Verse

What a shift from prose to poetry teaches us about Moses’ message.

Videos @ MJL

What Do Jews Believe About Jesus?

How Judaism regards the man Christians revere as the messiah.

Embracing A Jewish Henna Wedding Tradition

This custom is a treasured part of Moroccan Jewish and other Mizrahi marriage celebrations.

Tallit (The Prayer Shawl)

The corner fringes on this ritual garment remind the wearer of all the commandments in the Torah.

Recipes

Sephardic Jeweled Rosh Hashanah Rice

Sweet and fragrant, this dish incorporates symbolic holiday foods.

How to Braid Challah for Shabbat, Holidays or Anytime

Our how-to video will help you conquer the art of braiding challah for any occasion.

Honey Cake for Rosh Hashanah

A classic dessert for a sweet new year.

Quizzes

Jewish Fall Holidays Quiz

How much do you know about the autumn holiday season?

Rosh Hashanah Quiz

Test your knowledge of the Jewish New Year.

Yom Kippur Quiz

How much do you know about the Day of Atonement?

More From MJL

The Lowdown on High Holiday Tickets

Why many synagogues are "pay to pray" -- and options for those on a budget.

Where to Stream High Holiday Services

How to watch Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur prayer services online.

How to Find Jewish Resources Near You

Directories for locating synagogues and other Jewish institutions in your area.