Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775
By:
Rabbi Shmuel Jablon
Hashem has forgiven us on Yom Kippur. Then why, right after the holiest day of the Jewish year, must we seek Hashem's forgiveness almost immediately?
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By:
Orli Santo, JTA
A Brooklyn animal rights activist believes the tide is finally turning in her fight against an ancient ritual that involves swinging a chicken overhead before slaughtering it in a symbolic transference of a person's sins.
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By:
Robert Gluck, JNS.org
Newly declassified documents have reignited the debate over whether a chance to avoid the 1973 Yom Kippur War was squandered.
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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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