The Yom Kippur attack on a Halle synagogue has renewed concerns about rising far-right extremism and anti-Semitism in Germany.
Two are dead and at least two are wounded after a shooting near a synagogue where dozens of worshippers were observing Yom Kippur.
A shooter tried to storm a packed synagogue during Yom Kippur worship services, officials said.
Yom Kippur is typically observed by fasting.
On the Day of Atonement, members of the United Orthodox Synagogues will face a poignant time of reflection.
The call exposed a fissure within the American Jewish community on how to approach relations with the White House.
The Jewish holiday cycle is not just a series of individual holy days and festivals. Holidays are linked to one another to
Early in my Jewish immersion, a.k.a. getting to know Karen’s family, I greeted my future brother-in-law with a hearty “Happy
Yom Kippur, the Jewish holiday of repentance, had barely been over for 14 hours and I was already fighting with my husband. Has my Teflon-coated mind not retained a single shred of serenity? Repentance? Determination to be better? To do better?
There's a song that's included in the children's Yom Kippur service at the synagogue where I work, as I imagine in many more around the world, as well, titled It's Better to be Better. The staff and I (and I'm sure the congregants who attended the children's service) have had it in our heads and often jokingly will respond to requests or comments with, "it's better to be better!"