In the first millennium, many prayers were written for the evening of the New Year, but over time they fell out of favor. This new section, dedicating the new year, addresses a felt need to reflect on the year that is beginning: to celebrate the world that God has given us, consider our human vulnerability and fallibility and devote ourselves to those matters that we know should have prominence in our lives.
Download Kiddush Hashanah
Download the text of Kol Nidrei, which has been excerpted from the Mahzor.
The Yizkor service from Mahzor Lev Shalem is now available to be used for Yizkor on Yom Kippur, as well as on Pesah, Shavuot, & Sh'mini Atzeret. Download it in two formats: