Yom Kippur | October 3-4, 2014 | September 22-23, 2015

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Kol Nidre’s Conundrum

How can you enter a day of moral repair with words on your lips that annul your past and future promises?

#Trending: High Holiday Tweets and Texts

To reach the kids, services are adapting to include technology

Days of Awwww

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

Susan Feniger’s Break-Fast

Forget bagels and cream cheese. Break the Yom Kippur fast in a new way with recipes from a Top Chef master.

Pro Sports and High Holidays Tangle

The yearly dance of scheduling conflicts commences

Teaching Kids To Apologize

The High Holidays are the perfect time to instruct children in the art of saying ‘I’m sorry’—and meaning it

Biking on Yom Kippur in Tel Aviv

Judaism’s wheel has many spokes

Coming of Age

Writing a song for my synagogue, hearing it sung at Lincoln Center, and finally finding the right words to tell my kids why Judaism is important

Atonement in Lower Manhattan

An incredible Occupy Wall Street Kol Nidrei draws hundreds

Fast Talk

Diplomat Dennis Ross and Times columnist Tom Friedman give an annual Yom Kippur seminar at Kol Shalom in Rockville, Md., a synagogue they helped start

Sundown: Occupy Yom Kippur

Plus some reading for when you’re not eating

Who by What? Bob Dylan, Jeff Buckley, Leonard Cohen, and U’netaneh Tokef

Bob Dylan, Jeff Buckley, Leonard Cohen, U’netaneh Tokef: On Yom Kippur, finding redemption is a matter of laying down the right soundtrack

Sorry God

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.

Yizkor, Book: On Yom Kippur, Offering a Blessing for the Life and Death of Books

On Yom Kippur, a day of remembrance, offering a blessing for the life and death of books

Take It Back

A late-night mistake, a ruptured college friendship, and a Yom Kippur apology. Atonement can make things better, if not quite fix them.

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