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Who by Fire | Leonard Cohen

Who by Fire | Leonard Cohen

Did you know that Leonard Cohen’s famous song “Who by fire” is his personal version of the Hebrew Yom Kippur prayer Unetanneh Tokef?

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Shabbat Talks - Forgiveness

Shabbat Talks - Forgiveness

This Forgiveness Shabbat Talk is a discussion activity designed to increase familiarity with the wisdom of Jewish traditions surrounding forgiveness. This is relevant as part of your Yom Kippur preparations or any time of the year and can be adapted for people of all ages.

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We Are All Soldiers

We Are All Soldiers

Justin Amler examines the time he spent in uniform volunteering for the State of Israel and how it is not necessary to be in uniform to stand among the defenders of the Jewish Nation.

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Versions Of Silence: Yom Kippur In Israel

Versions Of Silence: Yom Kippur In Israel

In Jewish tradition, Yom Kippur is the day on which God assesses the deeds of each person and decides their fate for the coming year. In Israel, there are different versions of how Jews spend their Yom Kippur.

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Cooking Israel Chagim Cookbook

Cooking Israel Chagim Cookbook

Start Cooking Israel for the Chagim today with our Israel-inspired selection of recipes to add to your traditional celebration!

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A Yom Kippur Remembrance: What’s in a name?

A Yom Kippur Remembrance: What’s in a name?

Names have a special significance in Judaism, and on Yom Kippur we remember our departed loved ones through a special Yizkor prayer.

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Israel, too, Deserves Our Forgiveness

Israel, too, Deserves Our Forgiveness

Can we forgive Israel for not being perfect?

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For Synagogues Throughout the World: Remembering Israel On Yom Kippur

For Synagogues Throughout the World: Remembering Israel On Yom Kippur

For Israelis, Yom Kippur is not only a religious and spiritual tradition, it is also marks a human tragedy. Share this special reading with your community as we prepare our personal recitations of U'Netaneh Tokef.

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Limits of Labels: Addressing the Challenges to Jewish Unity

Limits of Labels: Addressing the Challenges to Jewish Unity

Labeling ourselves and each other is natural however over labeling and subdivision disconnects us from the greater group, from our connection to the different parts of the Nation of Israel. The goal of “Limits of Labels” is to raise awareness of how labels affect us and learn how to create unity despite our different labels.

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Remembering The Yom Kippur War: An American's Story

Remembering The Yom Kippur War: An American's Story

Joel Leyden boarded a plane to Israel on October 11, 1973 as the Yom Kippur War encompassed the lives of Jews around the world. His experiences shed light on the anxieties, fears, and realities of a Jewish state under attack.

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