Yom Kippur

The antithesis of both ancient pagan fatalism and the modern cult of victimhood.

Sept. 18 2018 12:01AM

The art of the Leipzig maḥzor.

David Stern
Sept. 18 2018 12:01AM

What happens when, once a year, the urge to accommodate every consumer fashion meets massive Jewish cultural illiteracy?

Sept. 4 2018 12:01AM

Vows and human frailty.

Wendy Amsellem
Sept. 28 2017 12:01AM

Animal-rights activists vs. kapparot—and religious freedom.

Howard Slugh
Oct. 27 2016 12:01AM

A lesson from the book of Jonah.

Dovid Bashevkin
Oct. 11 2016 12:01AM

The Talmud’s discussion suggests a deeper meaning.

Oct. 10 2016 12:01AM

The happy minor holiday of Tu b’Av symbolizes the reunification of God and Israel, and offers a foretaste of the great dance of redemption.

Aug. 18 2016 12:01AM

A restoration of tradition.

Clifford E. Librach
Dec. 30 2015 12:01AM

“Sin and divine judgment, repentance and divine forgiveness.”

Nahum Sarna
Sept. 22 2015 12:01AM

In parts of the city, stone throwing has become a daily event.

Kobi Michael and Oded Eran
Sept. 21 2015 12:01AM

There are three Hebrew expressions for the days from Rosh Hashanah through Yom Kippur. Two are well-known. The third? No one’s quite sure what it means.

Sept. 16 2015 12:01AM