Prayer Services

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur 2017

When is the Day of Atonement?

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur FAQ: All About the Day of Atonement

Your Yom Kippur questions answered.

Shabbat

Kabbalat Shabbat

What happens during the Friday night prayer service.

How to Have an Aliyah

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

Guide to the Synagogue Sanctuary, From Ark to Yad

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

Jewish Prayers and Liturgy 101

An overview of the texts that guide Jewish worship.

Preparing for Yom Kippur

What to do in the days and hours before the Day of Atonement.

A Guide to Yom Kippur Prayers

The Day of Atonement contains more services than any other observance in Judaism.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Yom Kippur

Impress your friends and family with these little-known facts about the Day of Atonement.

Neilah Service: Closing of the Gates

The concluding service of Yom Kippur.

Yizkor, the Jewish Memorial Service

Yizkor is the memorial service recited four times a year by the congregation during Jewish holiday services.

Kol Nidrei

The evening service of Yom Kippur is named after this declaration

Liturgy & Prayers Quiz

How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat and holidays?

Daily Prayer: Shachrit, Mincha and Maariv

What distinguishes the three services from each other?

Yom Kippur In the Community

What to expect in synagogue on the Day of Atonement.