A question a day for the Days of Awe.
The Sabbath of Returning and Repentance
During the month of Elul, prayers to say and vows to renounce.
The unique New Year prayers vividly recall the major themes of the holiday.
There is a change of mood from the beginning to the end of the ten days of repentance.
The days in between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are an important component in the process of repentance.
These special prayers are recited during the month preceding Rosh Hashanah.
A guide to Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the days in between.
Rosh Hashanah is called Yom Ha-Din, the day we stand in judgment before God.
The life and death imagery of Rosh Hashanah is meant to spur people to improve their behavior.