Yom Kippur not only requires emotional preparation, but physical as well.
Yom Kippur begins at sunset on Friday, September 29 and ends at sundown on Saturday, September 30.
The Festival of Booths begins at sunset on October 4, 2017.
In this Torah portion, God creates the world. After Adam and Eve eat the forbidden fruit, they are banished from the Garden of Eden. Later Cain kills Abel. God then considers destroying all of Creation.
October 14, 2017
Genesis 1:1 - 6:8
Isaiah 42:5 - 43:10
Lessons on Genesis — from the Emmys and beyond.
Rabbi Asher Lopatin
A Yom Kippur folk custom.
This custom is a treasured part of Moroccan Jewish and other Mizrahi marriage celebrations.
The corner fringes on this ritual garment remind the wearer of all the commandments in the Torah.
Yom Kippur: Break Fast
Here are some of our favorite picks for easy and satisfying post-fast dishes that are sure to leave you in a contented, post-Yom Kippur food coma.
For this Laotian Jew, a rice recipe from his Buddhist childhood sustains him through Yom Kippur.
The term grew out of Jewish New York, but it's a tradition that started in Eastern Europe.
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How to watch Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur prayer services online.
Beginning five days after Yom Kippur, Sukkot is named after the booths or huts (sukkot in Hebrew) in which Jews are supposed to dwell during this week-long celebration.
Directories for locating synagogues and other Jewish institutions in your area.