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Yom Kippur Resources

With Rosh Hashanah behind us, here's a snapshot of the resources Sefaria has to help you learn and find inspiration in advance of Yom Kippur.

Trending Sheets

There are more than 150 source sheets with the Yom Kippur tag in the Source Sheet Library.

5 Steps to At-one-ment — a Yom Kippur Meditation Study — by Goldi Kozloski

Fasting and Self Affliction on Yom Kippur (Introduction to Halakhah) — by Rabbi Ephraim Pelcovitz

Yom Kippur and Purim/Jonah and Esther — by Rabbi David Segal

On Jonah: Change or Truth? — by Miriam Grossman

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Your Online Machzor

Did you know we have four High Holiday machzors on Sefaria to help you prepare for the holidays?

  1. Machzor Rosh Hashanah (Nusach Ashkenaz)

  2. Machzor Yom Kippur (Nusach Ashkenaz)

  3. Machzor Rosh Hashanah (Nusach Sefard)

  4. Machzor Yom Kippur (Nusach Sefard)

Our Nusach Ashkenaz machzors feature an interlinear translation — perfect for going back and forth between the Hebrew liturgy and the English, line by line.

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Elul Source Sheet Challenge

How many Judgment Days are there and why is this Day of Judgment different from all other Days of Judgment?

Challenge: Build a source sheet explaining why the judgment day of Rosh Hashanah is unique — or argue that it's not! Use our library of texts to build a case or bring in outside texts, multimedia, and your own thoughts. If you are an educator, get your students involved, too!

Don't forget to tag it #Judgment Day 5779 so your sheet shows up in the Source Sheet Library. Bonus: your sheet may end up featured in Sefaria's social media!

Need some inspiration? Here are a few texts that offer different interpretations of how many judgment days are in the Jewish calendar:

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