Related Blog Posts on Yom Kippur

Shards of Glass: A Poem for the New Year

Michelle Shapiro Abraham, MAJE, RJE
September 24, 2020
Remind my tired soul, I beg You / My kitchen is far too clean and the china is still in the basement / Remind me how to stop the mourning / for tables that don’t need extensions / quiet synagogues with no children to be shushed...

With Wounds Still Open, We Ask: Where is God?

Rabbi Sandra Cohen
September 23, 2020
I do not believe that God sent us COVID-19, and I do not believe God will cure it. That is for humans to do, using our God-given intellect and ambition to develop the vaccines and treatments that will help stop the spread of this natural virus.

In Celebration of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur at Home

Micaela Hellman-Tincher
September 16, 2020
Like many, I'm mourning the chance to "go" to High Holiday services at my synagogue. But I've also had the joy of observing Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur at home, so I know this year will be wonderfully meaningful.