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Jewish Prayers and Liturgy 101

An overview of the texts that guide Jewish worship.

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Daily Prayer: Shachrit, Mincha and Maariv

What distinguishes the three services from one another?

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How to Choose a Siddur, or Jewish Prayer Book

It helps to know what lies behind the muted bindings and the denominational labels of today's wide array of possibilities.

Where to Stream High Holiday Services

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

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.

Unetanah Tokef

A religious poem that is meant to strike fear in us.

Avinu Malkeinu

The language of merciful Father can still speak to us on the Day of Judgment.

Common Prayer Words

50 of the most frequent Hebrew words that appear in the siddur.

How to Have an Aliyah

What you should know before you're called to the Torah.

The 13 Attributes of Mercy

Asking God for forgiveness.

Guide to the Synagogue Sanctuary, From Ark to Yad

An introduction to the parts that make up a synagogue sanctuary.

Kaddish, a Memorial Prayer in Praise of God

The Kaddish is recited in a prayer service, on a daily or weekly basis, after the death of a close relative.

The Differences Between Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur

There is a change of mood from the beginning to the end of the 10 days of repentance.