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Yom Kippur: Guide for the Perplexed

Yom Kippur’s focus on forgiveness highlights humility, fallibility, soul-searching faith, compassion, thoughtfulness, being considerate, accepting responsibility and magnanimity.

Watch Conan O’Brien Narrating 3,500 Years of Jewish History in 1 Minute

O'Brien has one advice regarding peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors: stick to caffeine-free coffee.

Temple Mount to be Closed to Jews on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur

The Hijri, the day Muslims mark the beginning of the Islamic new year and where the only celebration is a day off from school,...

Israel in Numbers on the Eve of Rosh Hashanah 5778

On the eve of Rosh Hashanah 5778, the population of Israel is estimated at 8.743 million.

Rabbi Sacks: Understanding Prayer: Spiritual Exercise

Prayer is to the human spirit what exercise is to the human body.

Rosh Hashanah Lessons: What Your Children Can Teach You

This year, instead of seeing your children as a distraction from the path to spiritual preparation for Yom Tov, look to them to guide you towards a year of growth.

Trump to Dis Non-Orthodox Rabbis in New Year’s Phone Call

In late August, four coalitions of Jewish clergy issued statements they planned to boycott the president's call, in response to Trump’s weak response to the neo-Nazi and white supremacist riots in Charlottesville, Va.

Expect Huge Blowout at the Kotel as WOW, Reform, Conservative, Blow Shofars

If Jews had the ability to ignore religious provocation when they saw one, we'd still have the Second Temple, if not the First.

NGO: Israel Revokes Citizenship of Eastern Jerusalem Arabs

The report includes interviews with eight Arab families, "victims" of Israel's aggressive policy, the most glaring of which is with Abed Dawiat, who committed the official first act of terror of the lone-wolf intifada.

Is It Time to Stop Fasting on the 17th of Tamuz?

It appears that in order to revoke an ancient law such as the fast of Tamuz 17, there really has to be a major consensus among all of us that the time of joy and gladness is here again.

Chabad Wins Animal Rights Case on Kapparot in Federal Court

'the log shows that Chabad of Irvine only used 95 chickens and lost $24 in connection with the Kapparot Ceremony in 2014.'

Report: Social Media Tracking, Daily Preventive Arrests, Behind Taming of ‘Knives Intifada’

At least 2,200 potential attackers have been identified over the past year, and 400 of them were arrested.

Time to Come Home: South Dakota Chabad Center Completes 50-State Outreach

According to Chabad, the way to "bring the messiah" is by spreading Hasidic teaching, so that once every land has in it Jews capable of Hasidic meditation and action, redemption must come next.

Happy Aliya Day, Everybody!

Strangely enough, the Knesset legislation known as the Aliyah Day Act 5776-2016 states that on the 7th of Cheshvan the country will celebrate the Israelites' entrance into the Land of Israel on the 10th of Nissan.

Agriculture Ministry Launching Campaign to Discourage Using Chickens for ‘Kapparot’ [video]

The guidelines are intended to prevent the spread of disease, as well as minimize animal suffering.

Soul Talk – Secrets to a Really Really Happy New Year [audio]

What does it mean that G-d has the book of life and death open during this time?

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