Injured NFL guard, who will also go to services, says the fast is ‘worth doing’
Trying to understand this baffling story, which we read on Yom Kippur, gave me insights into my mother’s death
They stole. They murdered. But many Jewish mobsters still saw religious observance as an integral part of their identity.
A case of how doing what seems wrong can also be what’s right
Talmudic scholars have never agreed on the pre-Yom Kippur chicken sacrifice
The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book
Inspired by Leviticus, eScapegoat lets users offload sins onto a virtual goat