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Yom Kippur in Israel may be the one day of the year, in the only place in the world, where it’s safe to play on major public roads without having to worry about vehicular traffic.
In general, feelings toward having a birthday on Yom Kippur range from relative indifference to downright disdain.
I am curious what I might learn if I were to push myself past my comfort zone. Certainly, Yom Kippur does that.
Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day in Judaism and is a 25-hour long day of fasting and praying.
Even if there was no financial need for a prosbul, there was spiritual valence to its execution because it reflected fidelity to rabbinic tradition and affiliation with the legacy of Chabad's founder
Isaiah depicts two very different metaphors for whitening our red sins – snow and laundered wool. How do these two metaphors illustrate the experience of repentance?
Newly appointed chair of the Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors reflects on why Yom Kippur is an opportunity for gratitude.
Understanding Judaism cannot be attained in the comfort of observing its laws or studying its texts. It occupies infinite space, beyond the limitations of the human mind and heart.
One gets the impression through the city’s synagogues that the communities live in the urbane present, though not without a healthy cognizance of their diverse roots.
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