100 new immigrants from 45 countries convene at Western Wall for pre-Yom Kippur prayers

October 7, 2019 by  
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Jewish Agency Chairman Isaac Herzog and 100 Olim (immigrants) from 45 countries convened on Saturday at the Kotel, Western Wall, to recite the Selichot, special prayers recited by Jews worldwide during the days before and between Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Read more

Ask the rabbi: Yom Kippur

October 3, 2019 by  
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Rabbi Raymond Apple writes from Jerusalem. Read more

The banality of Yom Kippur words?…ask the rabbi

September 16, 2015 by  
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Rabbi Raymond Apple writes about Yom Kippur…. Read more

Honey cake for Andrews

October 3, 2014 by  
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Senior members of the Rabbinical Council of Victoria (RCV) Executive, together with Isaac Teller, President of the Council of Orthodox Synagogues Victoria, have met with  Leader of the Victorian Opposition Daniel Andrews. Read more

A Yom Kippur Message

October 3, 2014 by  
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Rabbi Shlomo Meir Kluwgant, the president of the Organisation of Rabbis of Australia sends a Yom Kippur message…. Read more

A Guilt-Edged Heart …writes Rabbi Laibl Wolf

October 1, 2014 by  
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Guilt is complex business. Think of its elements: should have, must have, couldn’t, if only, I wish, shut my big mouth, couldn’t help it, couldn’t resist, and more. Read more

Why do we fast on Yom Kippur, and who shouldn’t?…writes Deborah Fineblum

October 1, 2014 by  
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Herut Shitrid vividly recalls the first Yom Kippur she fasted. She was only 10, but somehow she was able to make it through the whole day. Read more

Yom Kippur reconsidered

June 27, 2013 by  
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Prime Minister Kevin Rudd refused to be drawn in to declaring a new date for the 2013 Federal Election but he said that Yom Kippur was a date which had to be factored into the decision. Read more