Yom Kippur | October 3-4, 2014 | September 22-23, 2015

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Susan Feniger’s Break-Fast

Forget bagels and cream cheese. Break the Yom Kippur fast in a new way with recipes from a Top Chef master.

Pro Sports and High Holidays Tangle

The yearly dance of scheduling conflicts commences

Teaching Kids To Apologize

The High Holidays are the perfect time to instruct children in the art of saying ‘I’m sorry’—and meaning it

Biking on Yom Kippur in Tel Aviv

Judaism’s wheel has many spokes

Coming of Age

Writing a song for my synagogue, hearing it sung at Lincoln Center, and finally finding the right words to tell my kids why Judaism is important

Atonement in Lower Manhattan

An incredible Occupy Wall Street Kol Nidrei draws hundreds

Fast Talk

Diplomat Dennis Ross and Times columnist Tom Friedman give an annual Yom Kippur seminar at Kol Shalom in Rockville, Md., a synagogue they helped start

Sundown: Occupy Yom Kippur

Plus some reading for when you’re not eating

Who by What? Bob Dylan, Jeff Buckley, Leonard Cohen, and U’netaneh Tokef

Bob Dylan, Jeff Buckley, Leonard Cohen, U’netaneh Tokef: On Yom Kippur, finding redemption is a matter of laying down the right soundtrack

Sorry God

It’s the time of year for apologies, but not everyone has forgiveness on their mind. An argument for not saying sorry until God does.

Yizkor, Book: On Yom Kippur, Offering a Blessing for the Life and Death of Books

On Yom Kippur, a day of remembrance, offering a blessing for the life and death of books

Take It Back

A late-night mistake, a ruptured college friendship, and a Yom Kippur apology. Atonement can make things better, if not quite fix them.

Misjudged

Sixty years ago, I committed a small act of injustice against someone whose name I never knew. This Yom Kippur, I can finally set the record straight.

Stormy Weather

When an old frenemy gets back in touch, it raises the point crucial to Yom Kippur: Forgiveness doesn’t always fix everything, and that’s fine.

Unforgiven

Yoshie Fruchter and his band, Pitom, delve into repentance on the new album Blasphemy and Other Serious Crimes, a jazz-metal take on confession

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