"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.
"Missing the mark;" a Hebrew term for sin.
"Secular part of the occasion;" during Passover and Sukkot, the intermediate days of the festival.
"Citron." Lemon-like fruit used in Sukkot rituals.
"A good final sealing;" a High Holiday greeting used between Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur. Often abbreviated as g'mar tov.
"encircle, round off, circle around, orbit;" procession of worshippers carrying Torah scrolls that circles the sanctuary; plural hakafot.
Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur
"All Vows;" prayer recited on the eve of Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar;
A date palm frond with myrtle and willow sprigs attached; used in Sukkot rituals.
"Cycle;" High Holiday prayerbook; plural: machzorim.