Key vocabulary for the Jewish Day of Atonement.
A short hymn that summarizes the Jewish understanding of God.
The Sabbath between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur emphasizes themes of return and repentance.
The formal call to worship in morning and evening services.
Praying in Hebrew, even in when the language is unfamiliar, can have an emotional impact.
Yizkor is recited four times a year during holiday synagogue services.
A special request for life-sustaining dew is traditionally recited on the first morning of Passover.
The central home ritual of Rosh Hashanah consists of a special festive meal.
An affirmation of God’s singularity, its daily recitation is regarded by traditionally observant Jews as a biblical commandment.
According to Jewish tradition, Hebrew is the original language of humanity and the language spoken by God.