Be a Teacher, Not a Judge: The Essence of Yom Kippur

By Julie Schonfeld

Originally posted in The Huffington Post

Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, presents the most challenging liturgy of the year.

Trying to describe some of the rituals of the Yom Kippur observance to a friend unfamiliar with them, I get stuck putting them into a contemporary context... [read more]