App Lets You Atone From Your Smartphone

Inspired by Leviticus, eScapegoat lets users offload sins onto a virtual goat

Is Halloween the New Yom Kippur?

According to Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, maybe…

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.

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.

Seeing Things

When fast-food-induced hallucinations of Chelsea Clinton precede Yom Kippur, extreme measures must be taken

First Draft

Envisioning a rabbi’s struggle to write an original Yom Kippur sermon

In the Rearview

Novelist Darin Strauss talks about living with, and atoning for, a terrible car accident

Today’s Sorry

Apologies to the barrista, and to fellow commuters

Today’s Sorry

That whole economic collapse? My bad.

Today’s Sorry

He knows he shouldn’t make jokes about shul

Pardon Me

My childhood bullying, and an attempt to atone for it

Today’s Sorry

Pets and procrastination

Today’s Sorry

Porn star deserves better

Yom Kippur FAQ

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Day of Atonement

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