Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775
By:
Edmon J. Rodman, JTA
A columnist wonders if we should be knocking on our heads instead of our hearts during the Yom Kippur confession. Isn't that where all the trouble starts?
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By:
Steve Mendelsohn
A former shomer shabbos Ramahnik turned devout atheist wonders how he can have a meaningful Yom Kippur while he's still struggling to discover a meaningful Judaism.
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By:
Andrea Jacobs, IJN
Before the start of Yom Kippur, a flood of historic proportions swallowed Boulder, Colo., and surrounding areas, displacing families, damaging synagogues and threatening services on the holiest day of the Jewish year.
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By:
Deborah Fineblum, JNS.org
Regardless of what they do the rest of the day, many Jews fast on Yom Kippur. But why?
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By:
Binyamin Kagedan, JNS.org
The prohibition against wearing leather on Yom Kippur has ironically allowed Jews to wear our most comfortable shoes to synagogue.
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