Tagged ‘Yom Kippur’

Parashat Ha’azinu and Yom Kippur 5781

September 25, 2020 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Dvarim

Yom Kippur, Shofar, and Freedom A D’var Torah for Parashat Ha’azinu and Yom Kippur By Rabbi Irwin Huberman (’10) Why is it that a holy day which is supposed to be “awesome” has a reputation for many as being “awful?” … Continue reading »


Yom Kippur

September 20, 2012 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Haggim

Many Little Things-One Big Thing By Rabbi Len Levin “May all Your creatures unite in a single band, to perform Your will wholeheartedly” (from the Uv’khen prayer in the Yom Kippur Amidah). Jewish thought is a rich network of debates … Continue reading »


Yom Kippur

October 5, 2011 | Filed in: Haggim

By Rabbi Enid Lader “As you are able, please stand for the Kol Nidre Service…” Kol Nidre…Such powerful words. Words many of us might not understand, but powerful nonetheless. Powerful through the connections… and the feelings… and the memories they … Continue reading »


Yom Kippur

September 14, 2010 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Haggim

By Rabbi Margaret Frisch Klein Ashamnu, Bagadnu, gazalnu, dabarnu dophi  ¦.. We beat our chests as we repeat this list of sins in our liturgy over and over again during Yom Kippur. It is an alef-bet listing of sins, said … Continue reading »


Yom Kippur

November 6, 2008 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Haggim

By Rabbi Katy Z. Allen Yom Kippur means “the Day of Atonement,” but we can also think of this day as “the Day of Truth-Telling.” Our major spiritual task in life is to access our personal truths and connect them … Continue reading »


Yom Kippur

September 25, 2007 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Haggim

Rabbi Margaret Frisch Klein The new year we began just last week stretches before us like an empty canvas and we pause to reflect before it. What are we going to paint on it this year? What will we write … Continue reading »