Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Solomon dedicates the Temple, and the Israelites rejoice.
This ritual for the Jewish New Year goes far beyond dipping apples in honey.
A Rosh Hashanah ritual for the whole family.
How the Jewish year is numbered.
Recounting Yom Kippur traditions from the Temple period.
Special ceremonies for ending and beginning the Torah cycle.
Not quite Sukkot, not quite its own holiday.
External texts from the Second Temple period.
Seven things to read in shul on the High Holidays.
Creative tips for the happiest time of the year.
Explanation of this blessing, full text and video tutorial.
The relationship between the two Persian queens is integral to understanding the Purim story.