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The value of seeking redemption - Jerusalem Post Israel News

While on Yom Kippur we ask God to forgive us our sins, many scholars concur that it is important to ask others to forgive us as well. By LISA SAMIN. October 11, 2016 11:06. 4 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Painting by Yoram Raanan ...and more »

Chickens and prayer: How some observant Jews prepare for the Day of Atonement - Michigan Radio

Stateside's Menachem Kaiser and Lindsey Scullen went to a synagogue in Farmington Hills to watch kapparot performed. Today is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. It's the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Many Jews spend the day praying and fasting ...and more »

IDF to place West Bank under general closure during Yom Kippur - Jerusalem Post Israel News

A BORDER POLICE officer patrols the area outside the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem's Old City recently.. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM). The IDF will place the West Bank and Gaza border crossings under a general closure on Tuesday evening at the start ...and more »

The forgiveness tour: When the only thing better than hearing “I'm sorry” is saying it - Salon

On Yom Kippur, we ask each other for forgiveness. I became obsessed with the one apology that wouldn't come. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Messenger Share to Twitter Share to Reddit Share to Email Share to More. Susan Shapiro10.11 ...and more »

Yom Kippur reminds Israel of the need to repent past sins - Middle East Eye

Wednesday is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement - the holiest Jewish holiday. It is a day of prayers for the believers but not only for them. Many secular Israelis and Jews also observe and respect the day, whose true meaning is that the individual and ...and more »

An Introduction To Yom Kippur, The Jewish Day Of Atonement - Huffington Post

Many Jews consider Yom Kippur to be the most important day of the Jewish year. Yom Kippur begins on October 11 in 2016. Known as the Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur falls on 10 Tishrei 5777 on the Hebrew calendar, which is from sundown on October ...and more »

“I can't go to shul,” I said, as she bundled me into the house past sprawling stems of passion flowers and autumn's ... - Tablet Magazine

She drew me close as I slightly bent to put my head on her shoulder. My face creased as I attempted to force back tears. She squeezed hard, rubbed my back, then sniffed in my ear. She had a cold. We disengaged. “OK,” she said. “Let's stay here tonight ...and more »

Riots erupt in east Jerusalem on Yom Kippur, Silwan man killed in clash with police - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Thousands pray at Western Wall without incident; Jerusalem deputy mayor calls for cancellation of all Arab construction in capital, deportation of terrorists' families. By Daniel K. Eisenbud. October 12, 2016 20:52. 3 minute read. > Israel thwarts ...and more »

Security forces on high alert in Jerusalem as Jewish Israelis mark Yom Kippur - Jerusalem Post Israel News

One day after a deadly Jerusalem terrorist attack jarred the nation, police say extensive security measures for Yom Kippur have been implemented throughout the capital. 1 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Yom Kippur. (photo credit ...and more »

Yom Kippur Atonement 2016: What Gifts To Buy For Jewish Holiday - International Business Times

Yom Kippur Traditionally, Yom Kippur is considered the date when Moses received the second set of ten commandments. Photo: REUTERS. Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year in the Jewish faith. That's because it is the Day of Atonement for followers ...and more »