L'shanah tovah. May you have a healthy and happy New Year. We invite you to use the resources below to enrich your understanding and observance of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
"May each of us confront our faults honestly during this High Holiday season, take our places within the community, and allow the words of Kol Nidrei to open our hearts and soften our speech throughout the new year."
—Professor Arnold M. Eisen, Chancellor, JTS
Read Chancellor Eisen's High Holiday message for 5773.
These images are courtesy of The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary.
Photo credit: New Year's Postcard Collection, early 20th century
Photo credit (left to right): New Year's Greetings, New York, ca. 1920, Postcard Collection; Zionist New Year card, New York, early 20th century, Postcard Collection
Topics in Talmud
This digital lecture featuring Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, discusses the meaning of The High Holidays in the minds of the rabbis of the Talmud.
From the archives of the weekly Torah commentary, enjoy these reflections on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur written by leaders of The Jewish Theological Seminary.
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The Eternal Light Radio Program
The Eternal Light: The Song of Berditchev (1953)
What happens when a rabbi refuses to continue Yom Kippur services? Find out in this archival recording of The Eternal Light radio program.
Photo credit: The Eternal Light brochure cover, c. 1950
Slider photo credit: Rules for Rosh Hashanah, Rothschild Mahzor, Italy, 1490