Here are prayers and stories for the Yamim Noraim, listed topically, with brief descriptions and links to each. Here’s a link to yizkor and memorial prayers. Click here to share these prayer with others on Twitter.
Each of these three meditations begins with a prophetic voice, asking why we stay chained to our sorrows, then challenges us to see life as a sacred journey:
These prayers and meditations examine journey of a living a life of holiness, focusing on attributes (like humility) and practices (listening for G-d’s voice, doing G-d’s will):
Prayers about the holiness of time and the sanctity of this period in the Jewish calendar, from Elul through the end of Sukkot and Simchat Torah:
Meditations for the New Year, which is also Yom Harat Olam, the birthday of the world:
Meditations on confession:
Prayers as the day ends and our hearts yearn:
For an annotated list of Memorial and Yizkor prayers, click here. Here are prayers about preparing for one’s own death:
Here are two short, short stories for the holidays:
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