high holidays

9 Books To Prepare You For the High Holidays

Spiritual preparation for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur can make the holidays that much more meaningful.

Rabbi Elie Kaunfer

Watch a High Holidays sermon from the president of the Hadar Institute in New York, NY.

Rabbi Asher Lopatin

Watch a High Holidays sermon from the spiritual leader of Kehillat Etz Chayim in Detroit, MI.

Mayim Bialik Explains Rosh Hashanah

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

How to Celebrate the High Holidays At Home

Even when we can't gather in person, it's possible to create a meaningful holiday experience at home.

How to Navigate High Holiday Morning Services

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services feature many additions that can make the services difficult to follow. Here’s a guide.

Other Names for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

The Jewish High Holidays go by many names.

Reflections for Elul

Four prominent Jewish thinkers share jewels of wisdom in preparation for the High Holidays.

Unetaneh Tokef: Do We Control our Fate?

The High Holiday prayer that asks us to consider our mortality is an urgent call to examine our lives.

Where to Stream Yom Kippur Services for Free

Where to find a free online service for the Day of Atonement.