Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

What is a Shofar?

Blowing the ram's horn on the High Holidays.

Rosh Hashanah

Ask the Expert: The Lowdown on High Holiday Tickets

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

Rosh Hashanah 2017

When is Rosh Hashanah this year?

How to Braid Challah for Shabbat, Holidays or Anytime

If braiding challah has always scared you away from the task, then now is the time to take the bull ...

Must-Know Rosh Hashanah Words and Phrases

Your glossary for the Jewish new year

Tashlich, the Symbolic Casting Off of Sins

A Rosh Hashanah ritual for the whole family.

Rosh Hashanah Customs

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

The High Holidays

A guide to Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the days in between.

Prayer Services of Rosh Hashanah

The unique New Year prayers vividly recall the major themes of the holiday.

The Mahzor, or High Holiday Prayer Book

A prayer book for the High Holidays.

Rosh Hashanah Quiz

Do you know how to celebrate the Jewish New Year?

How to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah

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

Rosh Hashanah 101

The Jewish new year is a time of rejoicing and of serious introspection.