Inviting people to share memories of interesting, meaningful experiences in their lives – especially on Yom Kippur – always proves to inspire others.
Check out these eight audaciously hospitable ideas to consider implementing in your community during this High Holiday season and throughout the coming year.
If we commit to honest introspection and community assessment, by next Yom Kippur we can be closer to our ultimate goal of a more whole, just, and compassionate world.
It’s easy to talk about diversity, but pulling it off can be elusive. Based on my experiences, offer reflections about what has worked for me – and might work for you!
I hope you will enjoy all these sermons and find them as meaningful as I did. You can – and should – get the full context by reading the linked sermon.
Literally, “master of t’kiah,” meaning “one who sounds the shofar.”
Literally, “between a person and God.” Refers to the religious or ritual mitzvot, or sacred obligations. The Mishnah teaches that the day of Yom Kippur atones for sins between a person and God.
Literally, “between a person and their fellow.” Refers to ethical, moral, or social mitzvot that govern relationships between and among people.
A Hebrew term for “sin.” Cheit is a Hebrew archery term meaning “missing the mark.” A section of High Holiday liturgy is the Al Cheit, a confession of ways in which we “missed the mark” during the past year.