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Must-Know Yom Kippur Words and Phrases

Key vocabulary for the Jewish Day of Atonement.

What is a Shofar?

Blowing the ram's horn on the High Holidays.

The Lowdown on High Holiday Tickets

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

Jonah and Yom Kippur

4 reasons we read this text on the Day of Atonement.

Yom Kippur For Children

You don't have to fast in order to atone.

What Is Shabbat Shuvah?

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

A Sephardic Rosh Hashanah Seder

A ritual for the Jewish New Year that goes far beyond dipping apples in honey.

Tashlich, the Symbolic Casting Off of Sins

A Rosh Hashanah ritual for the whole family.

How to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah

During the month of Elul, prayers to say and vows to renounce.

Erev (Night Of) Yom Kippur

Numerous preparatory customs and practices are associated with the day preceding the Day of Atonement.

Rosh Hashanah Customs

Suggestions for bringing the messages of the New Year home from synagogue.