Rosh HaShanah (literally, "Head of the Year") is the celebration of the Jewish New Year, observed on the first day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei. It marks the beginning of a ten-day period of prayer, self-examination and repentance, culminating on the fast day of Yom Kippur.
Give ear, O heavens, let me speak; Let the earth hear the words I utter! - Deuteronomy 32:1
Yom Kippur is the "Day of Atonement" and refers to the annual Jewish observance of fasting, prayer and repentance.
Surely, this Instruction which I enjoin upon you this day is not too baffling for you, nor is it beyond reach. - Deuteronomy 30:11
Deuteronomy 29:9-14, 30:11-20
Leviticus 19:1−4, 9−18, 32−37
Sukkot, a Hebrew word meaning "booths" or "huts," refers to the Jewish festival of giving thanks for the fall harvest. It also commemorates the 40 years of Jewish wandering in the desert after the giving of the Torah atop Mt. Sinai.
Moses said to the Eternal, "See, You say to me, 'Lead this people forward,' but You have not made known to me whom You will send with me. Further, You have said, 'I have singled you out by name, and you have, indeed, gained My favor.'"- Exodus 33:12
Chol HaMo-eid Sukkot
Congregation Beth El invites the community to join us at a special Sukkot Yizkor Service in memory of all our children who have died.