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19 Yom Kippur Facts Every Jew Should Know

Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement, when we are closest to G‑d and most connected to the essence of our souls.
How to Observe Yom Kippur 2017
Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year, when we are closest to G‑d and to the essence of our souls.
Yom Kippur Reading
The Miraculous Sound of Disappearing Sin

We were just confirmed "sinless" moments prior. So, why do we now recite the blessing of Selach lanu, wherein we ask G‑d to "forgive us for we have sinned""?
Yom Kippur Without Guilt

How about someone who abandoned a religious lifestyle because she was abused by the authority figures of that system?
Story
The Missing Wagons

Overcome by grief, the poor man barely managed to process the news before he passed out . . .
The Yom Kippur Drunk

The scandalized crowd was about to eject the man from the synagogue, when the Rebbe turned from the wall and said: "Let him be. For us, Yom Kippur is just beginning, but for him, it's already Simchat Torah He's there already"
Women
This Is What a Panic Attack Looks Like

I’m falling, paralyzed by fear. Next thing I know, I wake up but I’m still falling—falling without a parachute.
Lifestyle
Kale Sweet Potato Salad

What is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow. This is the entire Torah; the rest is the commentary -- go and learn
— Hillel the Elder, to a would-be convert to Judaism who asked to be taught the entire Torah 'on one foot' (Talmud, Shabbat 31a)
Print Magazine

Two rivers take you home: One flows with bitter tears of remorse,
the other with sweet tears of joy.

For most of time, the principal path of travel was the bitter one. Only once soaked in those bitter waters could you rise to embrace your G‑d with joy.

But now we have experienced more than our fill of pain. That...