Miscellaneous | Judaism

Yom Kippur: What Is Kol Nidre?

Kol Nidre is the opening prayer of the holiest day of the year. But is it even a prayer? What is its purpose and meaning?

News | Antisemitism Watch

NYC: Jewish newspaper boxes vandalized with swastikas on Yom Kippur

Swastikas and anti-Jewish symbol spray painted on multiple Queens newspaper boxes containing Jewish publications.

Politics | Politics

‘Extermination Camp Run By Jews’: On Yom Kippur, Cornell Set to Host Professor Who Compared Jews to Nazis

Cornell University is set to host a panel—on the holiest day of the year for Jewish students—featuring a professor who compared the Jewish state to Nazi Germany, claiming that Palestinians in the Hamas-controlled Gaza strip are living in an "extermination

Miscellaneous | Chabad

No Barriers Before G-d: A Look at Chabad’s Dues-Free Communities

Yom Kippur will see record attendance this year at Chabad synagogues, where every Jew is a member

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Take the Yom Kippur Quiz

See how familiar you are with the most sacred day on the Jewish calendar…

Miscellaneous | Judaism

19 Yom Kippur Facts Every Jew Should Know

Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement, when we are
closest to G‑d and most connected to the essence of our souls.

Politics | Opinion

Why "progressives" can’t deal with antisemitism

The war against the Jews is also the war against western civilisation

Miscellaneous | Judaism

9 Yom Kippur Myths and Misconceptions - High Holidays

Here’s your chance to rethink some things that “everyone knows” about the holy day.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden Admin Dismisses Yom Kippur as ‘Local Holiday’

The State Department’s Palestinian Affairs Unit has come under scrutiny for a tweet stating that its office would be closed on Thursday for a "local holiday"—the Jewish religion’s holiest of days known as Yom Kippur.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

9 Yom Kippur Myths and Misconceptions - High Holidays

Here’s your chance to rethink some things that “everyone knows” about the holy day.

News | News


RAV KOOK ON YOM HA’KIPPURIM:THE DAY OF AT-ONE-MENT “In the depths of the human soul the voice of God calls ceaselessly. The tumult of life can confuse the person so that most of the time they will not hear this voice.”  (Maamarei HaRayah, p.113) Yo

Miscellaneous | The High Holidays

14 Tips for an Amazing Yom Kippur at Home - High Holidays

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

News | News

Jonathan Sacks z”l – The Courage to Grow & Finding Purpose

Jonathan Sacks z”l – The Courage to Grow & Finding Purpose Finding Purpose On Yom Kippur, we plead with God for forgiveness and reassess our life. Here is a powerful clip from Rabbi Sacks zt”l talking about how to find your purpose in li

Miscellaneous | The High Holidays

Why Is Rosh Hashanah Before Yom Kippur? - Is it possible we've gotten these holidays all wrong?

Maybe we’ve got everything 100% wrong. Because if we’re thinking the holidays are backward, it’s likely we’ve got their meanings backward.

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.

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 . . .

Miscellaneous | Judaism

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?

News | News

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

News | News

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...

Miscellaneous | Judaism

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

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

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......