Prayer Services

Shabbat

Kabbalat Shabbat

What happens during the Friday night prayer service.

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur 2017

Yom Kippur begins at sunset on Friday, September 29 and ends at sundown on Saturday, September 30.

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur FAQ: All About the Day of Atonement

Your Yom Kippur questions answered.

Neilah Service: Closing of the Gates

The concluding service of Yom Kippur.

Kol Nidrei

The evening service of Yom Kippur is named after this declaration

Yom Kippur 101

The most solemn day in the Jewish calendar.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Yom Kippur

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

Preparing for Yom Kippur

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

Yom Kippur In the Community

What to expect in synagogue on the Day of Atonement.

A Guide to Yom Kippur Prayers

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

The Ten Martyrs (Martyrology)

Who are the individuals mentioned in the Yom Kippur service?

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.

Making Synagogue Meaningful on the High Holidays

Or, how to survive Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services.

Guide to the Synagogue Sanctuary, From Ark to Yad

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