Monday, November 24, 2014 Kislev 2, 5775

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:
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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Letter writers discuss Jewish education post-Bar and Bat Mitzvah, a new rabbi's efforts to teach his congregants love of Israel and how the U.S. should not meddle in the affairs of other sovereign nations.
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By:
Ellen Sue Spicer-Jacobson, JE Feature
On a kibbutz near the Galilee, a Kol Nidre service in 1973 takes on special meaning.
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By:
Itzhak Brook, JE Feature
On the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur, a battalion physician speaks of his experience as a daily struggle for survival, requiring resourcefulness and strength despite the presence of fear and anxiety.
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