Rosh Hashana Prayers
Here are prayers for Rosh Hashana with brief descriptions, divided into two topics: living in holiness and for creation and the new year. Here’s a focused list of prayers for Elul, a list of prayers for Yom Kippur and one more for Sukkot. And here’s a link to yizkor and memorial prayers.
For Creation and the New Year
Meditations for the New Year, which is also Yom Harat Olam, the birthday of the world:
- For the New Year – In thanks for the New Year, the flow of time and the gift of life. (http://bit.ly/cp4BDd)
- Another Year: Introspection – A reflection on the passage of time and how to use it. (http://bit.ly/hm6uPA)
- For Creation – A quick meditation on the beauty of creation. (http://bit.ly/dPLEA0)
- Rhythms – A meditation about the contrasting rhythms of life, time moving in a straight line and holiness moving in circles. (http://tinyurl.com/26dzy37)
- About the Rainbow – A reflection on the glory of creation. (http://bit.ly/9ySwAH)
Living in Holiness
These prayers set a tone for the period of t’shuva from Rosh Hashana to Yom Kippur:
- The Path of Righteousness – The path of righteousness is paved with questions. (http://bit.ly/9oYoGr)
- G-d’s Plan: An Introspection – A prayer/poem about surrendering to G-d’s will. (http://bit.ly/mJoe4B)
- For Compassion – About seeing myself in all men and women, and showing compassion for others in service to G-d. (http://bit.ly/oQkhGA)
- On Making a Mistake – A prayer about elevating a mistake into an act of wisdom, charity and love. (http://bit.ly/cLXmLF)
Click here for the full list of prayers for the Yamim Noraim, listed by topics. Here’s a list of prayers for Elul, a list of prayers for Yom Kippur and one more for Sukkot. And here’s a link to yizkor and memorial prayers.
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