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Yom Kippur 2017

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

Rosh Hashanah 2017

Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on Wednesday, September 20 and ends on the evening of Friday, September 22.

Rosh Hashanah 2016

When is Rosh Hashanah this year?

The Final Hours Before Rosh Hashanah

Customs for the day and evening before the Jewish New Year.

Rosh Hashanah 2014

What you need to know to celebrate the Jewish New Year.

Must-Know Rosh Hashanah Words and Phrases

Your glossary for the Jewish New Year.

Ask the Expert: Why Blow the Shofar?

Why we blow a ram's horn on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Twenty First Century Shofar

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How to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah

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

The Trumpet Blasts

The sound of the shofar can mobilize us and help us consider the path ahead.