The real message of the story we read on Yom Kippur isn't about the power of repentance, but about taking responsibility for others.
Personalities of the Bible
A story about prophecy and repentance—but not in the way you think.
A video for Yom Kippur.
Yom Kippur begins at sunset on Friday, September 29 and ends at sundown on Saturday, September 30.
Scholars have long disagreed on the central message of the Book of Jonah.
What to expect in synagogue on the Day of Atonement.