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Yom Kippur

Jewish tradition reinforces the importance of saying, “I’m sorry” with the sacred observance of Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur, known in English as the “Day of Atonement,” is the culmination of our 10 Days of Awe, the period of time beginning with Rosh HaShanah and ending with Yom Kippur. It falls on the Hebrew date of 10 Tishrei, and is widely considered to be the holiest, most solemn day of the Jewish year

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Spilled cereal? “Sorry!” Broken bongos? “Oops!” Overturned plant? “Sorry!” Stolen comic book? Accusations fly and tears fall as the cloud playhouse and Plony home confront the chaos of careless apologies and misplaced blame. A laser beam trap and giant basketball magically help Rafi and Ben learn that sometimes just saying sorry isn’t enough.

As part of your ongoing journey in preparing for the High Holidays (the Days of Awe), this activity will engage you in discovering new ways to make discoveries, and extend understanding beyond verbal and written modalities into the language of texture, rhythm, color, movement and sound.

As part of your ongoing journey in preparing for the High Holidays (the Days of Awe), here’s an activity that will engage you in discovering new ways to make discoveries and extend understanding beyond verbal and written modalities into the language of texture, rhythm, color, movement and sound.

As part of your journey in preparing for the High Holidays, also known as the Days of Awe, here’s an activity that will engage you in finding new ways to make discoveries, and extend understanding beyond verbal and written modalities into the language of texture, rhythm, color, movement and sound.

As part of your journey in preparing for the High Holidays, also known as the Days of Awe, here’s an activity that will engage you in finding new ways to make discoveries, and extend understanding beyond verbal and written modalities into the language of texture, rhythm, color, movement and sound.

I’m always interested in learning how others prepare for the High Holidays, also called the Days of Awe. I, myself, strive every day to learn more, do better and feel better. I have learned that I enter into this work from the inside out. While text supports and creates an integral piece of the foundation, my intentional learning and meaningful connection comes from a deeper place which informs and forms my foundation.

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