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App Lets You Atone From Your Smartphone

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

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A Yom Kippur Ritual I Can’t Give Up

Kapparot with a chicken is jarring and upsetting, but I do it every year

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Vampire Weekend’s Latest Album Is Ezra Koenig’s Guide for the Perplexed

On ‘Modern Vampires of the City,’ the frontman wrestles with Jewish questions, calling to mind a personal Kol Nidre

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High Holiday Services Are Boring. Here’s How We Can Fix Them.

Rabbis and congregants alike have made synagogue dull. But together we can make it more meaningful and more compelling.

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Introducing PREPENT 5774

Daily tools, tasks, and intentions to get you focused and ready for a new year

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Talmudic Pride and Prejudice

This week’s Daf Yomi considers—with Chaucerian verve—whether a rabbinic elite spoke for the Jewish people

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#Trending: High Holiday Tweets and Texts

To reach the kids, services are adapting to include technology

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Days of Awwww

A lesson for Yom Kippur from the loving reception a random transvestite got on the Internet

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Kafka’s Yom Kippur Appeal

A century ago this High Holiday, Franz Kafka composed two masterworks, both informed by his Jewish heritage

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Sundown: Assad Defines ‘Axis of Resistance’

Plus anti-Semitic Elmo is back

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What To Do in 5773

Dr. Ruth, Shmuley Boteach, Mayim Bialik, Shalom Auslander, and 23 more on ensuring a meaningful year

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Not a Sermon, Just Some Thoughts

Today on Tablet

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Talking Points

After the Arab Spring, a summer of Israeli protests, and the Palestinian bid for statehood, what will rabbis say in their High Holiday sermons?

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Holiday in the Hinterland

Once home to Jewish immigrants, a South African city today hosts a very different sort of Jewish practice

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Confessional Notes

An Israeli designer crafts an unorthodox ritual object for Yom Kippur

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Recycling Time

Rosh Hashanah, a reminder of the cyclical nature of Jewish life, provides good lessons for parenting

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Parts of the Whole

In the reflective period of the High Holidays, Tablet Magazine—together with rabbis and writers—considers the debate over Jewish identity and makes an argument for inclusiveness

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L’Chaim!

Six kosher wines to spruce up your holiday meals

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Kitchen Conversions

Intermarried couples must learn new holiday recipes and traditions

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High Holidays 5771

Collected Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur coverage

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Atonement

Fasting, reflecting, and a series of sorries—all our Yom Kippur coverage

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Sorry Songs

Musical selections to put you in the mood for atonement

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Hope for High Holiday Slackers

A new website locates free services

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Fast Food

Advice from rabbis and a nutritionist on what to eat when you won’t be eating

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Melancholy Melody

Kol Nidre gets me every time

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Today’s Sorry

He knows he shouldn’t make jokes about shul

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Pardon Me

My childhood bullying, and an attempt to atone for it

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Yom Kippur FAQ

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Day of Atonement

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How to Atone Like a Child

On Yom Kippur, kids will be kids

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Rabbis Should Sermonize on Ethics

In wake of Madoff and other scandals, says Yeshiva president, others

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