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A Guide to the Month of Elul

Elul Observances in a Nutshell
Introspection and stocktaking, mercy and forgiveness, sounding horns and whispered psalms, prayer, charity and repentance . . .
What Are Selichot?
Several days before Rosh Hashanah we begin to recite the Selichot, a series of penitential prayers and liturgy.
Day Before Rosh Hashanah
Annulment of vows, mikvah, Psalms, and no shofar. These are some of the day-before-Rosh Hashanah observances.
Shofar During the Month of Elul: How and Why
And how to confuse Satan
The month of Elul is a month of preparation for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. That’s why Jews blow the shofar (almost) every day of the month.
7 Things You Need to Do in the Month of Elul
Here are seven practices unique to this month that put us on the path to a good and sweet new year.
Elul Workbook
A handy tool for the serious Jew who wishes to come out of the month of Elul a changed person.
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