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
On ‘Modern Vampires of the City,’ the frontman wrestles with Jewish questions, calling to mind a personal Kol Nidre