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SERMON: Yom Kippur Yizkor - LOVE the TIME of Your LIFE

I am going to talk to you today about three brothers, three “tens” and three four-letter words. But first I want to focus on two people! 107 more words


We matter: Confessing our goodness makes a difference

Most of us recognize Yom Kippur as a solemn day. But is it? It is true that the season confronts us with life’s fragility. In fact, three experiences recently have reminded me how fragile life is. 1,499 more words

Yizkor is the Memorial Service Recited 4x/year during #Jewish Holiday Services

Yizkor is the Memorial Service recited four times each year during #Jewish Holiday Services and it happens this week for Yom Kippur.

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Personal Stories

They Come Back for Yizkor

Yom Kippur 2016/ 5777
For afternoon study at Sha’arei Tsedek North London Reform Synagogue

While the Yom Kippur mussaf service is going on, there’s room for the whole congregation in one hall, but when we join the main service for Minchah, the numbers gradually increase so that, by the time Yizkor starts, both halls will be filled, more or less to capacity. 928 more words

New For Yom Kippur: Isaiah 57:14-58:14 Reimagined

Stop for just this moment
and consider:
the roads you are traveling
will not lead you to my kingdom.
You journey so proudly
so blindly… 635 more words


"Check Your Privilege" and the Yizkor Booklet

Every year with the approach of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, a certain anxious reluctance creeps over me. It’s not the introspection that worries me, nor the solemnity, nor the fasting, nor the hours of services. 785 more words