Holidays

FOUNDATIONS: Yom Kippur

September 3, 2010, by

Join Charlie once again, as he takes us on a majestic journey through Yom Kippur, and explains to us the beauty of the Kol Nidrei service. You don’t want to miss this one!

Purim and Yom Kippur: An Odd Couple?

February 24, 2010, by

On their face, there could not be two more unlikely holidays to wed than Yom Kippur and Purim. Even the youngest child knows that Purim is a holiday meant for fun and celebration, for costumes and parties. Yom Kippur, on the other hand, is the most solemn day of the Jewish calendar, calling on us […]

The Nullity of Being; the Greatness of Being

September 24, 2009, by

A Meditation on Sin and Repentance At the core of man is duality. Some might suggest contradiction. Regardless of how it is characterized, man’s essential duality creates tension in his life. For man is both corporal, like every other being that walks the face of the earth, and he is spiritual, imbued with the dignity […]

Yom Kippur: 13 Midos

September 24, 2009, by

The two events of Ma’amad Har Sinai: The Bris of Din and The Bris of Chessed. Esther Wein’s new shiur for Yom Kippur.