Sep 28

Breaking Yom Kippur fast, American Jews talk Obama, Netanyahu

Yet when we examine the Bible carefully, we see that Yom Kippur is included in the regular list of holidays—designated, like the others, a "sacred occasion." The Sages ordained that on Yom Kippur, as on all festivals, one

By Dana Garrett, CNN (CNN) — As Jews gathered together at sundown Wednesday to break the Yom Kippur fast, in some homes it wasn't just food that was being shared, but also opinion on the rising tension between the

(CNN) — What have you atoned for? What would you atone for if you were into that sort of thing? Tuesday evening marked the beginning of Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, which Jews consider to be holiest day of

By Dana Garrett, CNN (CNN) — As Jews gathered together at sundown Wednesday to break the Yom Kippur fast, in some homes it wasn't just food that was being shared, but also opinion on the rising tension between the

Bicycle rentals on Tuesday, the evening of which marked the start of Yom Kippur, would be limited to the hours of 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. The bikes could be returned, the instructions added, until midnight the following day, well after the 6:09 P.M

Sep 28

Breaking Yom Kippur fast, American Jews talk Obama, Netanyahu

At sundown tonight, Jews around the world will observe Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. It is a day of fasting and prayer as the ten Days of Awe, during which Jews account for their actions in the previous year and atone for

Tuesday at sundown marks the beginning of Yom Kippur, a period of 25 hours of reflection, prayer and atonement for Jews around the world — with no food or drink. Going a day without eating "is to force us to look within

Oh, and another thing I learned this Yom Kippur. You Christians? Some of you still don't seem to get it. For every genuine "I'm sorry you have to come in to work today" I got a "Should I not be eating this in front of you?" Guys, look, if there's one

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority has launched a campaign to track down those engaged in illegal hunting activities across Israel during Yom Kippur. “Yom Kippur constitutes a fertile ground for criminal activity and illegal hunting delinquency

(CNN) — What have you atoned for? What would you atone for if you were into that sort of thing? Tuesday evening marked the beginning of Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement, which Jews consider to be holiest day of