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Tag - Yom Kippur
(RNS) — This rabbi knows that there are many ways to access God. Some Jews do it through the prayers of the liturgy. But, others get in touch with the sacred, and themselves, through the written word – a literary ladder to God, if you will.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Jews are supposed to abstain from food and drink on the most holy day of the Jewish year. So why is this rabbi holding services in a bar?
(RNS) — Rabbis deemed President Trump's Charlottesville statement 'so lacking in moral leadership and empathy for the victims of racial and religious hatred that we cannot organize such a call this year.'
(RNS) — March officials said they are 'working on ways to include the Jewish community' after sundown on Sept. 30, when the holiday ends, or the following day.
(RNS) A state court rules Orthodox Jews may swing chickens before slitting their throats in a pre-Yom Kippur ritual.
(RNS) The three Abrahamic religions -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- weigh in on the spiritual and moral consequences of telling a whopper.
(RNS) The most important prayer during the daylong fast is the Al Chet, a confession of sins committed by anyone in our community. Any resemblance to persons living or running for office is purely coincidental.
(RNS) This Yom Kippur, a rabbi connects the Jewish day of repentance with failings of American prisons.
(RNS) Three rabbis give sneak peeks at their sermons for the High Holy Days as Jews welcome a New Year and atone for the past year's sins.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Putting aside bitterness and engaging in coexistence work, a group of Jews, Christians and Muslims gathered to better understand Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which coincide this week.
“What we want to thank you for today is your decision to cast your lot with the Jewish people by becoming part of this congregation, and the love and support you give to your Jewish partner."
(RNS) His book "How's Your Faith?" shares his path to a deeper sense of his Jewish spiritual life.
(RNS) As a not-so-famous blue-collar sage once told me: “Selfishness and entitlement are such fast-growing weeds.”
(RNS) I believe in the great and small miracles that surround us every day. And I believe God is present everywhere if we only look. But that does not absolve God. I am demanding God take responsibility. I demand an accounting.