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Jewish Holidays

Yom Kippur: The Day On

September 18, 2008, by

As it turns out, even the Satan gets a day off. For 364 days of the year, he’s on our case, tempting us everywhere we go, trying to confuse us into a sin so that he can accuse us before the Heavenly Tribunal…A look at Yom Kippur with Rabbi Pinchas Winston, host of OU Radio […]

The Four Stages of Repentance: Confession

September 16, 2008, by

What are you sorry for? Viduy is not only to confess one’s sins, it also includes expressing the greatness of God & thanking him for all He has given us despite our unworthiness. Third in a series on repentance by Rabbi Moishe Lichtenstein, host of Water-Cooler Questions on OURadio.org. Email questions to watercooler@ou.org. For part 1 […]

A Jumble of Holidays

September 10, 2008, by

There’s an old joke in the Jewish community: The High Holidays are always either early or late; they’re never on time! Well, this year they’re late (Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on September 29th). But aside from that, this year Shabbat begins one day after Yom Kippur ends (the evening on October 10th). Sukkot, of […]

Kinus Teshuva

September 21, 2007, by

Kinus Teshuva: Rabbi Yoel Schonfeld speaking at Congregation Shaaray Tefila in Lawrence, NY on Sunday, September 16, 2007. A discussion of the 4th chapter in the Rambam’s Hilchot Teshuva (laws of repentance) in which he discusses the 24 roadblocks to attaining teshuva.

Yom Kippur: Taint and Tikkun

September 20, 2007, by

The ongoing taint and tikkun of the selling of Yosef and the Golden Calf. On Yom Kippur God ensures that negative actions and behaviors from the past year are as if they never happened – on both personal & national levels.

Yom Kippur: Drop Your Bags and Jump

September 19, 2007, by

Why is Yom Kippur considered the happiest day of the year? Why is Kol Nidrei – an annulment of vows – said at the most powerful moment of the year, doesn’t it kill the moment?

Yom Kippur in Hebron

September 27, 2006, by

Hebron audio blog for Yom Kippur. If you have questions or comments for David Wilder please send them to: hebron@hebron.org.il

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