Have We Become Too Sophisticated For Yom Kippur?

Have We Become Too Sophisticated For Yom Kippur?

Something has changed. In our minds, Yom Kippur has become complicated. The service doesn’t speak to us—the idea of sin no longer resonates. Praying all day in a foreign language seems alienating, fasting uncomfortable. And anyway, isn’t change something personal that can’t be scheduled, but has to happen on our own timetable?

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In the Media

Marietta Daily Journal

Jews mark Yom Kippur by looking back, seeking atonement

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Over 3,500 expected for Yom Kippur

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Jewish Journal

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Tablet

MYSTERIOUS BLESSINGS FROM THE REBBE’S GRAVE

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Jewish Press

Chabad of Wilmington Prepares to Wait Out Hurricane Florence as it Hits North Carolina

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The Acorn

Jews gather to observe Day of Atonement

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Rohr Chabad House University of Wisconsin Nearly Triples Its Space

The new construction gives students 10,000 sq. feet of space over the current 4,000. The $4 million project gained major support from the Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation, the Rohr Family Foundation, and local donors.

Tzipora Reitman | News | Tuesday, August 28

New Chabad Opens In Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina's Capital City

What motivates young couples to pick up and move from their families and comfort zones to an unfamiliar place—without convenient access to Jewish resources—to build a community from scratch? It’s the Rebbe, they’ll all tell you.

Mussi Sharfstein | News | Monday, August 27

Kulanu Circle: An All-Inclusive Hebrew School

“Is today Hebrew School?” Mendel Mann asks hopefully each Sunday morning. For the last three years on Sunday mornings, Mendel’s mother Devorah Leah has made the fifty-mile drive from South Beach to Kendall, Florida so the twelve-year-old can be part of the Kulanu Circle.

Ashira Weiss | News | Thursday, August 23

Traveling to Aruba? Check out Chabad.

Traveling to Aruba? Meet the Blasbergs. Here's some information that will make your kosher island stay a little easier.

Staff Writer | News | Wednesday, August 22

From The Frat House to The Chabad House

Today, a third generation of Chabad representatives are serving Jewish students on American campuses. An alumnus of The University of Texas, Austin, Rabbi Zev Johnson has a high relatability factor. He’s been there, done that.

Sarah Ogince | News | Monday, August 20

In Florida, Plans Underway For a 100,000 Square-Foot All-Kosher Assisted Living Facility

When Rabbi Aron Lieberman moved to the small city of Lauderhill, Florida, thirty seven years ago, the city’s Jewish community was made up of mostly older people, many Holocaust survivors among them. This year, the Aishel House—an assisted living community—is about to become a reality.

Ashira Weiss | News | Thursday, August 16

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