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While you are preparing for Yom Kippur...

Things to remember:

  • Kol Nidre starts at 6:30 pm Friday night.
  • It’s traditional to wear white and to avoid wearing leather.
  • It’s traditional to empty your pockets of all money (into the Tzedakah bowls) before Kol Nidre…
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Life Gets in the Way

Somehow or other I always procrastinate my monthly post until the very last week of the month. This month that was a very bad strategy. Last week was… 690 more words


Yom Kippur: The Rehearsal

What sort of crazy people rehearse their own deaths?

Jews, that’s who.

Yom Kippur is a rehearsal of our deaths. We do our best to pretend to be dead: we don’t eat, we don’t wear nice things like leather shoes and cologne, and we don’t have sex. 249 more words

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A Breslov Yom Kippur With Heart

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, contains all days and gives life to all days.

On this day the heart is quieted.

Our desire is for God alone.  650 more words

Breslov Woman

Yom Kippur Services

Yom Kippur is coming soon, and we will be having special services. We will be meeting on Friday, Oct 3, 2014, at 7 PM, as well as Sat Oct 4, 2014 at our regular time of 10:30 AM and again that evening at 6 PM. 18 more words

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Tip the Scale: Engage in the Act of Remembering

We are honored to share this week’s Chinuch Podcast for Yom Kippur from Rabbi Dr. John Krug,  Dean of  Student Life and Welfare at… 64 more words


Yom Kippur / יום כפור

Yom Kippur (Hebrew: יוֹם כִּפּוּר or יום הכיפורים), Also known as Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year for the Jews. Its central themes are atonement and repentance. 100 more words