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Another Chance

Therefore, during this opportune time, how important it is for us to put aside time, each and every day, to be alone with our Maker, to speak with Him...

A Sauna for the Soul

Yom Kippur is such a serious day, a day of introspection and soul searching. At the same time it is a Yom Tov, a holiday. We fast and repent, yet we light...

Days of Love

Why do our sages compare Yom Kippur to the 15th of Av, “Love Day?” It's really the very best day of the year, full of love...

Preparation is Everything

The history professor stressed preparation: “With an hour of review a day, you won't have to pull an all-nighter with a gallon of coffee the night before finals…”

Fast Lane to Forgiveness

People who are stressed out by Yom Kippur think that teshuva is something heavy that normal people can't do; but, there's a fast lane to forgiveness that makes life easy…

The Secret Opening

We ask Hashem during the Neila prayer to open an opening for us at the hour when the openings in the firmament are being locked at the end of Yom Kippur...

The Fake Funeral

A Yom Kippur tale: Nachumk'e and Berch'e got the brilliant idea that they'd start arranging funerals back and forth between Russia and Poland...