"Our Father, Our King"/"Our Parent, Our Ruler" A prayer (and song) chanted during the High Holiday period. Describes two simultaneous ways in which people might relate to God: the intimate relationship of a parent and the powerful awe of a ruler.
g'mar chatimah tovah
Gamar Chatimah Tovah, g'mar chatima tova, gamar chatimah tova, G'mar Chatima Tova
"A good final sealing;" a High Holiday greeting used between Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur. Often abbreviated as g'mar tov.
High Holy Days, the Holidays, the Holy Days
Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur
"All Vows;" prayer recited on the eve of Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar;
"Locking;" the concluding service on Yom Kippur during which it is said that the Gates of Repentance close.
"Forgiveness;" special penitential prayers recited during Elul and the High Holy Days.
"Sabbath of Repentance;" the Shabbat between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur. A special haftarah is read and traditionally the rabbi gives a sermon related to repentance.
"Return;" The concept of repentance and new beginnings, which is a continuous theme throughout the High Holidays.
"Confession;" liturgical prayer recited throughout Yom Kippur; confessional said before death.
"Remember;" memorial service held on Yom Kippur and on the last day of Pesach, Shavout, and Sukkot.
"Day of Atonement;" holiest day of the Jewish year, which includes a focus on prayer, repentance and fasting.
"Good Day;" the term, often pronounced as yuntiff (Yiddish) has come to mean "holiday;" "Good Yuntiff" is often used a holiday greeting.