"Secular part of the occasion;" during Passover and Sukkot, the intermediate days of the festival.
The Hebrew month preceding Rosh HaShanah during which one engages in self-reflection and evaluation in preparation for the High Holidays. Traditionally, the shofar is blown each day during the month.
"Citron." Lemon-like fruit used in Sukkot rituals.
"encircle, round off, circle around, orbit;" procession of worshippers carrying Torah scrolls that circles the sanctuary; plural hakafot.
Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur
A date palm frond with myrtle and willow sprigs attached; used in Sukkot rituals.
"Cycle;" High Holiday prayerbook; plural: machzorim.
"Eighth day of assembly;" conclusion of Sukkot.
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.