Vol. 11 No. 2, 4 - 10 Tishrei, 5775 / September 28 - October 4, 2014
A note from the staff of Kabbalah Online in Tzefat
Welcome to our special Yom Kippur issue
Every one of the seven articles offers interesting mystical insights for the holiest of all days --
which is even more holy than usual this year since it coincides with Shabbat (see lead article).
Next week: special SUKKOT issue.
"Out with the old year and its curses! In with the new year and its blessings."
Wishing our readers and all of the Jewish people: a successful, lively and inspirational year
When Yom Kippur is on Shabbat By Binyomin Adilman, based on No'am Elimelech and No'am Megadim Correctly observing the Shabbat/Yom Kippur can bring the Redemption
The Essence of THE Day By Adin Even-Israel (Steinsaltz) The very notion of pardon and atonement contains a conception of reality that transcends the bounds of common rationality.
Yom Kippur Climax From the teachings of the Baal Shem Tov Before Ne'ilah, the fifth and final prayer on Yom Kippur, pace yourself….
Tunic, Trousers, Sash and Turban From the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe; adapted by Moshe Yaakov Wisnefsky The eight garments worn year-round by the high priest atone for eight specific aberrations of attitude or behavior.
From the Depths By Shaul Yosef Leiter Through heartfelt prayer our spiritual identities can be completely altered.
Atonement ON You Based on Zohar Vayikra 69b Translated and annotated by Rahmiel-Hayyim Drizin from the Zohar selection in Hok L'Yisrael The waters of mercy flow on Yom Kippur to all the six directions, to satiate everything.
Quality Of Life He went to shul on Shabbos, but the 'cholent' stew served at the end was his main reason.