In 2012, Rosh Hashanah begins on the evening of Sunday, September 16. Yom Kippur begins on the evening of Tuesday, September 25.
Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year and begins a period of 10 days of repentance which leads up to Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement).
Scroll down for lots of other Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur materials!
Click here for Streaming Services: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Broadcasts
Streaming Rosh Hashanah services:
- Rosh Hashanah Evening: 8:15 PM ET on Sunday, September 16
- Rosh Hashanah Morning: 10:30 AM ET on Monday, September 17
- Rosh Hashanah Children’s Service: 1:30 PM ET on Monday, September 17
Streaming Yom Kippur services:
- Yom Kippur Evening (Kol Nidrei): 8:15 PM ET on Tuesday, September 25
- Yom Kippur Morning: 10:30 AM ET on Wednesday, September 26
- Yom Kippur Children’s Service: 1:30 PM ET on Wednesday, September 26
- Yom Kippur Memorial Service: 4:00 PM ET on on Wednesday, September 26
Here’s a three minute overview of Rosh Hashanah.
Rosh Hashanah 101 and Yom Kippur 101:
Video Streamed Services:
Information about our 2012 streaming Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
Our 2008 services and our Rosh Hashanah 2009 services are no longer available archived online.
Read Rabbi Robert Barr’s thoughts on Why I Don’t Read the Binding of Isaac on Rosh Hashanah
Read Rabbi Robert Barr’s thoughts on Reading the Sodom and Gomorrah Story
Children’s Stories for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur:
The Mona Lisa: A High Holiday Children’s Story (pdf format)
Midrashim (Creative Stories For Adults) with Discussion Questions:
Barr’s Banter (Brief Podcast on Contemporary Jewish Thought):
Congress, The Economic Bailout, and Rosh Hashanah (originally posted October 7, 2008)
For Families with Children:
High Holiday Activities for Children – Art and edible projects for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur include honey cups, apple stamping, New Year’s cards, cookies, and resolutions. Check them out!
Check out our audio files of sermons, midrashim, Kol Nidrei chanted, and Torah portions from our High Holiday services from previous years.