#YomKippur

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Why Do We Fast on Yom Kippur?

What is Yom Kippur all about? Unpack layers of meaning embedded in the requirement that we neither eat nor drink for the duration of this most holy and solemn of days.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

14 Tips for an Amazing Yom Kippur at Home

Many of us will be celebrating Yom Kippur alone for the very first time. Here are our pro tips to making your at-home Yom Kippur meaningful and memorable

News | Jewish Community

A Young Girl's Yom Kippur Under Nazi Rule - Contemporary Voices

Slowly the shelter came to life. My mother got up and prepared breakfast—a few crackers with some jam we still had left. But neither my two sisters nor my mother touched the food . . .

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How Does Yom Kippur Work? - DIY Soul Repair - High Holidays

Only you can fix yourself. What does a particular day of the year have to offer?

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WATCH - In Song, Discussion Yom Kippur

WATCH – In Song, Discussion Yom Kippur The Meaning of Kol Nidrei   IDF Chief Cantor Sings “Unetanneh Tokef” This video clip, which was produced especially for the Jewish High Holidays, shows the IDF chief cantor and IDF soldiers sin

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Israeli Police Thwart Arab Terrorism in Jerusalem on Yom Kippur

JNS.org – An attempted stabbing attack was thwarted on the night of Yom Kippur by Israeli police in Jerusalem. Just after...

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Everything You Need To Know About Yom Kippur

For nearly 26 hours Jews everywhere “afflict their souls” and spend the day in synagogue, praying for forgiveness.

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Yom Kippur in Israel | Jlife

Getting a jump on this day of observance

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Epic Yom Kippur: The One and ONLY Sandy Koufax, Orange County Jewish Life

Glendale, Ariz. — Baseballs in hand, Kyle Leibel, a 14-year-old fan from East Meadow, L.I., and John Fuchs, a pal from Phoenix, patrolled the grounds of the Los Angeles Dodgers spring training site here one recent morning, looking for autographs.
In the early days of the Dodgers’ preparation for the 2014 season, the teens, among dozens of other fans, chased down pitchers and catchers, traditionally the first players to report to spring training.
Then Steven Leibel, Kyle’s father, steered them to a scrum of fans pressed against a chain link fence, clamoring for an autograph from a white-haired senior citizen.

Politics | Opinion

Joan Rivers' High Holy Day Sermon | Avi Mayer | The Blogs | The Times of Israel

Can we talk? Saturday, Yom Kippur, marks thirty days since Joan Rivers' passing. She may not have been a rabbi......