Each day in this country, we are faced with harrowing truths about how our criminal justice system operates.
"Missing the mark;" a Hebrew term for sin.
"A good final sealing;" a High Holiday greeting used between Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur. Often abbreviated as g'mar tov.
Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur
"Cycle;" High Holiday prayerbook; plural: machzorim.
Literally, “locking.” The service that concludes Yom Kippur. The name alludes to the metaphorical locking of the heavenly gates at the end of the day.
Ram’s horn most commonly blown throughout the month of Elul and during the High Holiday season.
"Forgiveness;" special penitential prayers recited during Elul and the High Holidays.
"Confession;" liturgical prayer recited throughout Yom Kippur; confessional said before death.