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Be Unprepared for Yom Kippur. There’s No Other Way.

You can’t get ready for repentance, which is why the holiday shuns elaborate rituals and favors awkward improvisations

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I’m Sorry

Episode 106: Our third-annual Yom Kippur apology show, with clemency advocate Mark Osler, apology blogger Ari Kohen, and a personal story from podcaster Vanessa Zoltan

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Forgiveness Is Not a Gift You Give Yourself

The High Holidays are a time for apologizing. But when it comes to getting forgiveness in return, that’s up to the people you’ve wronged.

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Tablet’s High Holiday Emoji Guide

Because sometimes ‘Shanah Tova’ just isn’t enough

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Hard To Say I’m Sorry

On a special High Holiday episode of Unorthodox, three stories of how apologizing before Yom Kippur can go right … or wrong

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Taking the Lessons of Yom Kippur Beyond the Synagogue

The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected

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It’s Never Too Late To Atone

Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.

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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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Shoes You Can Use

What to wear on Yom Kippur, when leather is banned

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Sorry Songs

Musical selections to put you in the mood for atonement

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How to Atone Like a Child

On Yom Kippur, kids will be kids

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