yom kippur

Tea and Cookies and Death

Tea and Cookies and Death
By September 29, 2017

How my experience at a “Death Café” helped me prepare for Yom Kippur. Read More

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Ten Years Later: The High Holidays for an Ex-Orthodox Jew

Ten Years Later: The High Holidays for an Ex-Orthodox Jew
By September 28, 2017

As Yom Kippur approaches, looking back. Read More

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‘Twin Peaks’ and Teshuva

‘Twin Peaks’ and Teshuva
By September 19, 2017

What can Agent Dale Cooper teach us in the season of repentance? Read More

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Regina Spektor’s New Album is Perfect for the High Holy Days

Regina Spektor’s New Album is Perfect for the High Holy Days
By October 5, 2016

It’s called “Remember Us to Life,” for HaShem’s sake. Read More

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Say Yes to the Yom Kippur Dress

Say Yes to the Yom Kippur Dress
By October 3, 2014

One woman’s quest to balance comfort, tradition, and aesthetics for the Days of Awe. Read More

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Fasting Out of Solidarity, Not Faith

Fasting Out of Solidarity, Not Faith
By October 2, 2014

From Ladispoli to Jerusalem, Yom Kippur is complicated for this Soviet-born Jew. Read More

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Happy High-Holy-Birth-Day!

Happy High-Holy-Birth-Day!
By September 23, 2014

For fall babies, birthdays often coincide with Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. We weigh the pros and cons. Read More

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