Preparing for the High Holy Days

The High Holy Days are the most widely observed Jewish holidays, beginning with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and ending ten days later with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. The month preceding the High Holy Days, known as Elul in Hebrew, is a time of preparation involving intense reflection and soul-searching. During this time, Jews around the world prepare their hearts using three biblical principles, known as the Three Pillars: repentance, prayer, and charity.

Watch these three videos from Fellowship President Yael Eckstein as she explains the three spiritual pillars. Download our complimentary devotional guide on the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur to help you understand their significance to the Christian faith.

The Three Spiritual Pillars

In preparation for the High Holy Days, Judaism employs Three Pillars -- repentance, prayer, and charity -- to help people ready their hearts. Join Fellowship President Yael Eckstein as she explains this personal journey of faith all Jews embark on at this time of year, beginning with the first spiritual pillar -- repentance.

The Second Pillar of the High Holy Days – Prayer

Fellowship President Yael Eckstein continues her spiritual journey in preparation for the High Holy Days by explaining the second biblical pillar -- prayer -- and the importance of a personal connection with God.

The Third Pillar of the High Holy Days – Charity

Join Fellowship President Yael Eckstein as she speaks about the third biblical pillar of the High Holy Days -- tzedakah, or charity. From a heart of gratitude to God for all His blessings comes a desire to share His love and blessings by giving to others.

High Holy Days: A Season of Repentance

Download this complimentary booklet of Fellowship Founder Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein’s timeless inspirational teachings on the holiest time of the Jewish year, the High Holy Days. Use this devotional guide to help you grow deeper in your Christian faith as you understand more about these God-ordained observances.

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