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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.

The Art of Teshuvah

The Jewish practice of repentance involves not merely turning away from sin, but turning toward the dark parts of ourselves.

Text of Avinu Malkeinu

This series of petitions addressed to "Our Father, Our King," is recited on Yom Kippur and other fast days.

Beyond Apples and Honey: Symbolic Foods for Rosh Hashanah

Recipes for traditional and meaningful Jewish new year delicacies.

Tashlich, the Symbolic Casting Off of Sins

A Rosh Hashanah ritual for the whole family.

Rosh Hashanah Liturgical Themes

The focus is on God, humanity and the relationship between the two.

The Jewish New Year at Home

The central home ritual of Rosh Hashanah consists of a special festive meal.

Yom Kippur In the Community

What to expect in synagogue on the Day of Atonement.

Where to Stream Simchat Torah Services and Celebrations

Join synagogues from across the country and denominational spectrum for Simchat Torah and Shemini Atzeret services and celebrations.

Understanding Viddui

Reciting this prayer of confession is among the core requirements of Yom Kippur.

Lighting Shabbat Candles

Everything you need to know about kindling the Sabbath lights.