Why I couldn’t forgive my brother as a Christian—but could ask his forgiveness as a Jew
This week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study suggests contemporary secular Jews have a lot to atone for
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.
It’s the time of year when Jews traditionally apologize … but what if you’re the wronged party?
We ask the experts about the High Holiday season’s least-understood festival
Talmudic scholars have never agreed on the pre-Yom Kippur chicken sacrifice
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
Inspired by Leviticus, eScapegoat lets users offload sins onto a virtual goat
According to Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, maybe…
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.
A late-night mistake, a ruptured college friendship, and a Yom Kippur apology. Atonement can make things better, if not quite fix them.
Sixty years ago, I committed a small act of injustice against someone whose name I never knew. This Yom Kippur, I can finally set the record straight.
When fast-food-induced hallucinations of Chelsea Clinton precede Yom Kippur, extreme measures must be taken
Envisioning a rabbi’s struggle to write an original Yom Kippur sermon
My childhood bullying, and an attempt to atone for it
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Day of Atonement
On Yom Kippur, kids will be kids
A High Holidays online service that asks probing questions and remembers your answers