On a special High Holiday episode of Unorthodox, three stories of how apologizing before Yom Kippur can go right … or wrong
We ask the experts about the High Holiday season’s least-understood festival
Rabbi Gil Steinlauf made headlines for coming out as gay this week. He had already transformed the venerable congregation.
The 1939 short story appears in Tablet for the first time in English translation
They stole. They murdered. But many Jewish mobsters still saw religious observance as an integral part of their identity.
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
If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?