eretzyisrael:

Shul on Yom Kippur.

This is a painting by Maurycy Gottlieb drawn in 1878, depicting Ashkenazi Jews praying in the synagogue on Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement.
Traditional elements shown include tallitot, kippot, the Torah, The artist has painted himself (to the right of the seated rabbi, looking outwards) among the people of his hometown of Drohobych.

eretzyisrael:

Shul on Yom Kippur.

This is a painting by Maurycy Gottlieb drawn in 1878, depicting Ashkenazi Jews praying in the synagogue on Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement.

Traditional elements shown include tallitot, kippot, the Torah, The artist has painted himself (to the right of the seated rabbi, looking outwards) among the people of his hometown of Drohobych.

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Elisheva Nesis: Nocturnes: Yom Kippur Jew

Elisheva Nesis: Nocturnes: Yom Kippur Jew

hiddurmitzvah:

William A. Rosenthall: Yom Kippur

hiddurmitzvah:

William A. Rosenthall: Yom Kippur

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deathandmysticism:

Jerusalem, 1855

deathandmysticism:

Jerusalem, 1855

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passive-aggressiveprincess:

These women from the Abayudaya Jewish community of Uganda celebrated the first adult bat mitzvah in the community.  With them is Rabbi Gershom Sizomu.

passive-aggressiveprincess:

These women from the Abayudaya Jewish community of Uganda celebrated the first adult bat mitzvah in the community.
With them is Rabbi Gershom Sizomu.

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i hope so

Selichot prayer at the Kotel.
It’s customary to recite penitential prayers in this time of the year at every morning till Yom Kippur. In the Sephardic tradition, recital of Selichot in preparation for the High Holidays begins on the second day of the Hebrew month of Elul. In the Ashkenazic tradition, it begins on the Saturday night before Rosh Hashanah.

Selichot prayer at the Kotel.

It’s customary to recite penitential prayers in this time of the year at every morning till Yom Kippur. In the Sephardic tradition, recital of Selichot in preparation for the High Holidays begins on the second day of the Hebrew month of Elul. In the Ashkenazic tradition, it begins on the Saturday night before Rosh Hashanah.

nyhistory:

L’shanah tovah! Prayers for Shabbath, Rosh-Hashanah, and Kippur [title page], 1766. New York: Printed by John Holt. New-York Historical Society Library

nyhistory:

L’shanah tovah! 

Prayers for Shabbath, Rosh-Hashanah, and Kippur [title page], 1766. New York: Printed by John Holt. New-York Historical Society Library

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