So, this Yom Kippur my advice is this: Bring some good reading.
They end the Yom Kippur fast with a soup, very often a Moroccan soup with a lot of different beans.
I've spent the morning grading papers and trying to figure out why the Orthodox Union (OU) wants to disturb my Yom Kippur.
Which is what happened to me when I tried to go to Yom Kippur services.
The Yom Kippur repentance ritual demands that we reconcile with our fellow human beings before we reconcile with God.
But it's Yom Kippur, and so I suppose she feels she must tell the truth.
You'd 'a' thought I'd sold him a second, or asked him to work on Yom Kippur!
He must travel with purse and staff on the very day, according to his error, Yom Kippur would have fallen.
I suppose that he dropped the synagogue and Yom Kippur, and became a Reformirter, and his children in due time Goyim.
"I hope you may be able to hear him on 'Yom Kippur,'" he said.
Jewish holiday, 1854, from Mishnaic Hebrew yom kippur (in Biblical Hebrew, yom kippurim), literally "day of atonement," from yom "day" + kippur "atonement, expiation."