For my mother, a Holocaust survivor, Yom Kippur was wrapped up in remorse, mourning, and suffering. I’ve spent a lifetime rethinking what atonement means to me.
A little-known Yiddish manuscript upends our idea of the secular saint of human suffering
In time for Yom Kippur, a special Unorthodox episode about apologies gone right—and wrong
I thought I’d left Judaism behind during my spiritual retreat in India. Think again.
I’m sorry for the things I did all those years ago
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