With Yom Kippur bearing down on us, and the promise that only â€œrepentance, prayer, and charity can alter the severity of the decreeâ€ you might be feeling like itâ€™s a good time to start doing a little better. But being a better person can be a daunting task. Here at MyJewishLearning we put together 10 easy things you can do right away that will help you do better and feel better as you get ready for the Day of Atonement, and weâ€™ll be revealing a new suggestion every day.
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6. Didn’t get a chance to read all of your magazines this month? Call up the nearest hospital and ask if they need any current reading material for their waiting rooms. When you drop off the newer ones, be sure to pick up the older ones and toss ’em in your recycling.
Pronounced: yohm KIPP-er, also yohm kee-PORE, Origin: Hebrew, The Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar and, with Rosh Hashanah, one of the High Holidays.