Virtually everything you need to know about Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar: How-To Guides, Essays and Insights, Prayer Service Overviews, Stories, Multimedia, and much more!
Our Jewish way of being is fundamentally flawed. We suffer from an empire addiction. Everything that goes along with this peculiar and seductive addiction is found in contemporary Jewish life. It stifles Jewish dissent and
Yes, I would say that my Jewish heritage is central to my identity, as are the teachings and spiritual practices I learned from the conservaform, Kabbalah-inspired rabbi and cantor who Bar Mitzvah-ed me. But when it comes to observing Judaism — in a
Judge not, lest you be judged.” It's a thing people say, and there's a name for the people who say it: Christians. Jews, on the other hand, know it's all about the judgment, particularly on Yom Kippur, when we judge each other,
Yom Kippur is the holiest Jewish holiday of the year, and, unfortunately for observers who are also devout fans of Texas A&M and Alabama, the most important game of the season falls on the same day.