Yom Kippur

Mishnas Chayim – Yom Kippur: Yonah, A Life’s Journey

September 22, 2009
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One of the high points of Yom Kippur is the haftarah recited during minchah: the cherished Sefer Yonah. The compelling narrative is familiar to most. Charged with a mission to prophesy to the people of Nineveh and exhort them to teshuvah (repentance), Yonah attempts to flee instead. Read the text version