Thursday, September 16th 2021   |

Prayer written for Yom Kippur asks for ‘Forgiveness’

Forgiveness, written by Aaron Samuels and produced by Reboot in partnership with Hillel International, explores the transitional spiritual space that we enter on Kol Nidre when we move from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur as part of a larger transition...


UPDATE: Area synagogues prepare for a post-Hurricane Ida Yom Kippur

By ALAN SMASON, Exclusive to the CCJN

New Orleans area synagogues are bracing for in-person gatherings again this Yom Kippur, following virtual gatherings of Reform and Conservative congregations and limited Orthodox in-person services for Rosh Hashanah due to the passage...


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Free ‘I Dissent’ reading with Tovah Feldshuh on Friday

Six-time Emmy and Tony Award-nominated actress Tovah Feldshuh will reprise her role as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as part of a celebration of the first yarhzeit (anniversary) of her passing “orchestrated” by the Friends of the...

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OP-ED: The obligation to remember, even on a day when we look inward


 It comes in a part of the Yom Kippur service that even many of those who are more than three-day-a-year synagogue-goers often skip in the late afternoon as the daylong fast heads towards its...

Today in Israeli History - September 16th

Israel Joins UNESCO

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