Rosh Hashanah

How to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah

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

Rosh Hashanah Customs

How to celebrate the Jewish New Year at home.

What Happens in Synagogue on Rosh Hashanah

Highlights of the Jewish New Year prayer services.

The 10 Days of Repentance

The days in between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are an important component in the process of repentance.

The Jewish New Year at Home

The central home ritual of Rosh Hashanah consists of a special festive meal.

Mahzor Contents: A Guide to the High Holidays Prayers

The High Holiday prayer book emphasize the themes of the Days of Awe — introspection and repentance

The Mahzor, or High Holiday Prayer Book

A prayer book for the High Holidays.

How to Find a Mahzor (High Holiday Prayer Book)

Options for purchasing printed books and downloading free PDFs.

9 Jewish Things About Pomegranates

Why this ancient fruit is a Jewish symbol.

10 Questions Jill Soloway of “Transparent” Answers on the High Holidays

For the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the 10Q project offers a question a day to promote reflection.

Beyond Apples and Honey: Symbolic Foods for Rosh Hashanah

Recipes for traditional and meaningful Jewish new year delicacies.

Honey Cake for Rosh Hashanah

A classic dessert for a sweet new year.