Alma’s Guide to the High Holidays

The Jewish High Holidays — aka Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement — offer the perfect time to reflect on your past year and set intentions for the new one. In 2019, Rosh Hashanah begins the evening of September 29 and Yom Kippur on the evening of October 8. Whether you’re a fan of tradition or prefer to do your own thing, this guide will take you through everything you need to know about celebrating the High Holidays.