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Yom Kippur 2012

I Wore Prada To Temple For Yom Kippur And I Lived To Tell The Tale

Elizabeth Dosoretz | Posted 12.04.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Dosoretz

Not only was my walk up to the front of the temple painful and scary, but my time standing on the bimah was even more difficult. As I read the passages, all I could think about were my shoes. I was in pain and hoped nobody could tell.

Yom Kippur: The Holiest Day Of The Jewish Year

Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion

Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, is observed in 2012 from sundown Sept. 25 to nightfall Sept. 26. The Hebrew date for Yom Kippur is 9-10 Tishr...

5 Tips For A Better Yom Kippur

Rabbi Shais Taub | Posted 11.23.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Shais Taub

I've attended Yom Kippur services as a congregant for many years, and I've also conducted Yom Kippur services when serving as a pulpit rabbi for several years. From both ends I can tell you: Yom Kippur can be rough.

Talking About Forgiveness With Your Children

Posted 09.21.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: This week marked the beginning of the Jewish high holidays. Rosh Ha...

A Vegetarian Teshuvah

Alison Laichter | Posted 11.20.2012 | Religion
Alison Laichter

I started doing some research because I was horrified by my own visions of screeching chickens, blood and feathers. I knew this wasn't a practice I would ever do. In my search for more information, I heard a great story.

iPhone 5, I-It And I-Thou

Rabbi Laura Baum | Posted 11.20.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Baum

When technology helps us be present and connect to others, it's a wonderful tool. But we also must be mindful of when we're using technology simply for its own sake and evaluate whether it is standing in the way of deeper connections.

High Holidays 2012: A HuffPost Community Observance Of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur And Sukkot

Posted 09.07.2012 | Religion

The High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot are considered some of the holiest days of the Jewish year. Observed during the Hebrew month...