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Dancing in the Circle

The first time I went to shul, I sat on the back row. The family service had packed the place with happy, laughing people. And I knew no one. 589 more words

Jewish Holidays

Promised Lands (1974)

This is Susan Sontag’s documentary about Israel, shot during the Yom Kippur war. Much of it is strictly observational, though there are some effectively didactic juxtapositions — and several talking heads from across the Israeli political spectrum. 59 more words

Yom Kippur Services (France, 1917)

This is an image of a gathering of Jewish men observing Yom Kippur in a traditional service.

“Center for Jewish History: Digital Collections.” Center for Jewish History: Digital Collections. Web. 26 Mar. 2015.

Pre-WWII

Opposites Attract

And away from the gallery, back in the lobby, against every wall and window; there were Kennedy girls in candy cane dresses, and Johnson girls opposing them, each type milling past Paula with avid looks on their shining white faces; here and there were the Symington girls, too, serious and sad for the fate of their man, not even having fun here at the big hotel; then came all those Stevenson girls, squares, folkies, and hipsters, each one a librarian at heart. 393 more words

Yom Kippur--The Lamb's Book

Illustration:  “L’Arbre de Vie (‘Tree of life’– sketch to vitrage in Chapelle des Cordeliers in Sarrebourg)” by Marc Chagall, 1974.

Jesus said to , ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life. 378 more words

Daily Devotions

The Year of Jubilee

Hi everyone!

I just wanted to share something with you all that God showed me today.

As most of you know, my husband and I tried to get pregnant for about four years and had one miscarriage in that time. 339 more words

Yom Kippur--Complete Forgiveness

Illustration:  “Prophet Jeremiah” by Marc Chagall, oil on canvas, 1968.

“‘And this shall be a statute forever for you, that atonement may be made for the people of Israel once in the year because of all their sins.’ And Moses did as the LORD commanded him” (Leviticus 16:34). 415 more words

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