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Yom Kippur

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As the Hebrew month of Av begins, Jews become starkly aware that Rosh HaShanah, the new Jewish year arrives in two months...

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

Perhaps the most familiar of all the melodies we hear each High Holiday season is Kol Nidre – the introductory prayer that is recited before sundown on the eve of

Cantor Lauren Phillips

By high school, I had pretty much jettisoned the emotional baggage of being a son of Holocaust survivors. I was into the L.A.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer

As the summer passes its midway point, rabbis begin to think seriously about the coming Days of Awe.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

Whether you prefer the 1843 book or any of the many movie versions made since, there is no question that Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is a classic.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

For the Jewish community, Yom Kippur is a moment for renewal, an invitation to step forward without the weight of

Max Antman

Maybe you’ve noticed: The High Holidays are kind of a big deal to the Jewish people. They’re a time to dig really deep and consider our actions over the past year: What kind of person was I?

Rabbi Ilyse Glickman

As the High Holidays approach, we’ll soon start to see what has become an annual tradition — umbrella t’shuvah (repentance), most often offered on Facebook.

Rabbi Jason Rosenberg

Each year on Yom Kippur, I join my congregation is reciting the Ashamnu, an alphabetic acrostic of sins

Jan Sokoloff Harness


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