After years of avoiding the jarring ritual, I’ve realized there’s no substitute to its terrible beauty
A Yom Kippur ritual ruffles animal-rights activists’ feathers, plus Alan Dershowitz on Natalie Portman, and Muslim comedian Negin Farsad on suing the MTA
Talmudic scholars have never agreed on the pre-Yom Kippur chicken sacrifice
Kapparot with a chicken is jarring and upsetting, but I do it every year
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.