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Must-Know Yom Kippur Words and Phrases

Key vocabulary for the Jewish Day of Atonement.

Must-Know Rosh Hashanah Words and Phrases

Your glossary for the Jewish New Year.

What Is a Shofar?

Blowing the ram's horn on the High Holidays.

Hanukkah 2021

In 2021, the first night of Hanukkah is Sunday, November 28..

How to Play Dreidel

Learn how to play this Hanukkah game with our video and written instructions.

Recipes for Hanukkah

The ever-popular potato latke heads the list of traditional, oily Hanukkah treats.

Mayim Bialik Explains Yom Kippur

Confused about Yom Kippur? Mayim Bialik breaks it down.

Mayim Bialik Explains Rosh Hashanah

Confused about the Jewish New Year? Mayim breaks it down.

What is Elul?

The month prior to the Jewish new year is a time of introspection and personal stock-taking.

What Happens at a Yom Kippur Break Fast?

Transitioning out of the Day of Atonement — and back to food.

The Benefits of Fasting on Yom Kippur

Don't believe in God? Reward and punishment? The obligations of Jewish law? Here's why you might want to fast anyway.