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Yom Kippur

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Yom Kippur: the Day of Atonement, fast day falling on the 10th of the Jewish month of Tishrei and climaxing the Days of Awe
Ari discovers that multiple connections have their limitations—especially when attempting to achieve at-oneness.
It gets dirty; it can even lose its shine. But a diamond always remains a precious stone.
That’s what Yom Kippur does. It’s the annual buffing of the soul. The soul, like the diamond, always remains precious.
"The problem began," at this point Esther's voice is lowered into almost a whisper, "when my wonderful daughter met a man whom she planned to marry—and he wasn't Jewish..."
What is the reason behind the custom of asking for honey cake before the holiday of Yom Kippur?
The scapegoat has been a laughingstock, fodder for the scoffers, since time immemorial. Even the Talmud singles out the scapegoat – from amongst all the sacrifices – as a potential source of derision.
Artist’s rendition of the custom of Lekach, which the Lubavitcher Rebbe used to distribute during the High Holidays. Read more about the custom here.
Artist’s Statement: Inspired by the words of the "Unetaneh Tokef" prayer said on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, this piece is titled "Fire and Water." We begin a new year, full of potential, both positive and otherwise. This year may we LIVE, thrive, and b...
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