repentance

Yom Kippur 2017

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

Jonah and Yom Kippur

4 reasons we read this text on the Day of Atonement.

What Is Shabbat Shuvah?

The Sabbath between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur emphasizes themes of return and repentance.

Tashlich, the Symbolic Casting Off of Sins

A Rosh Hashanah ritual for the whole family.

How to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah

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

The 13 Attributes of Mercy

Asking God for forgiveness.

Unetanah Tokef

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

The 10 Days of Repentance

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

Selichot: Prayers of Repentance

These special prayers are recited during the month preceding Rosh Hashanah.

The High Holidays

A guide to Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the days in between.