High Holidays

The Differences Between Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur

There is a change of mood from the beginning to the end of the 10 days of repentance.

Confessing Our Sins

The two prayers, Ashamnu and Al Chet constitute the Jewish confession.

Perspectives on Avinu Malkeinu, the Classic High Holiday Prayer

Different aspects of this popular and fascinating liturgy.

Text of Avinu Malkeinu

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

Text of Yom Kippur Viddui

This prayer of confession is repeated multiple times throughout the Day of Atonement

Reflections on Liturgy of the High Holy Days

We spent the whole morning of prayers during the High Holidays on our pleas for forgiveness from God, and our ...

Blessed Are Thou Lord Who Multitasks

Rosh Hashanah is a magical time.  Or at least, we seem to think so. According to the Mishnah (Rosh Hashanah ...