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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5. Call up a local nursing home and ask if there’s anyone who could use a visitor. Bring a deck of cards and head over to play a rousing game of gin rummy.
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.