As the Talmud says, “There were never happier days for the Jews than the 15th of Av and Yom Kippur.” What is it about Yom Kippur that makes it such a happy day?

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The Ten Days of Repentance, culminating with Yom Kippur, are a time to reflect on the past, but in the context of looking forward to a more meaningful future.

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The Cantor and choir of the IDF sing the moving prayer recited on Yom Kippur about God determining who will die and who will live in the coming year - with scenes from the Yom Kippur War.

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The way that Jewish people greet each other on Rosh Hashana is, frankly, a fascinating subject on its own, reflecting the different cultures, communities and levels of observance.

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Nordic Resistance Movement

Neo-Nazis in Sweden are calling for a "Nordic revolution," and they are not afraid to use violence. They plan to march near a synagogue this month on Yom Kippur.

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I wish to share some experiences Jews have lived with in the past decades, hoping this will increase awareness and help purge anti-Semitism in all its forms.

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Repentance

We are taught that each of the “Ten Days of Repentance” between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur is connected to one of the Ten Commandments.

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