As my religious practice has shifted, I’ve finally come to understand what Yom Kippur means to me
How interfaith couples navigate the Jewish holidays
Every year I perform kapores with money, just as he did in his later years. But once, just once, I tried it with a live chicken.
Episode 150: A viral video villain repents; a recovered addict’s long road to brotherly redemption; and a look at the year’s best and worst public apologies in time for Yom Kippur
It’s the time of year when Jews traditionally apologize … but what if you’re the wronged party?
You can’t get ready for repentance, which is why the holiday shuns elaborate rituals and favors awkward improvisations
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
Because sometimes ‘Shanah Tova’ just isn’t enough
On a special High Holiday episode of Unorthodox, three stories of how apologizing before Yom Kippur can go right … or wrong
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
Rabbis and congregants alike have made synagogue dull. But together we can make it more meaningful and more compelling.