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Acharei Mot: The (Surprising) Point of Yom Kippur


Acharei Mot

Acharei Mot

We call Yom Kippur one of the Days of Awe – but what does awe have to do with forgiveness for our sins?

In this week’s parsha video, Rabbi Fohrman challenges the way we think about Yom Kippur and teaches us that we merge with God, and through that connection, we are purified on Yom Kippur.

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Rabbi David Fohrman

About the Author: Rabbi David Fohrman is the dean of Aleph Beta Academy. He has taught at Johns Hopkins University, and was a lead writer and editor for ArtScroll's Talmud translation project. Aleph Beta creates videos to help people experience Torah in way that is relevant and meaningful to them. for more videos, visit: alephbeta.org.


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5 Responses to “Acharei Mot: The (Surprising) Point of Yom Kippur”

  1. God bless Israel may i b in u oh zion soon and b part of u samea yom kippur

  2. Had hard Yom Kippur this year,..

  3. Jo Torres says:

    Because it is amazing Gd puts up with us, let alone forgives us. That is pretty awe inspiring.

  4. Jo Torres says:

    Because it is amazing Gd puts up with us, let alone forgives us. That is pretty awe inspiring.

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