City_Of_Sukkas_In_JerusalemSukkot is z’man simchateinu, the time of our rejoicing. Here’s a list of prayers for Sukkot with brief descriptions, divided by topic: “Joy,” “Harvest Season” and “Sukkah: Physical home, Spiritual home.” To read a prayer, click on the title. (If you read only one of these, go for “Beauty Dances,” but this is a lovely list. Try a few.) Here are prayers for Simchat Torah.


  • Rejoice! – A prayer/poem about embodying joy
  • Let Joy – Awake to the joy around you
  • For Joy – How to find joy after a crushing loss

Harvest Season

Sukkah: Physical Home, Spiritual Home

Click here for the full list of prayers for the Yamim Noraim. Here are focused lists of prayers for Elul, Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Simchat Torah. And here’s a link to yizkor and memorial prayers.

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