Tag: yom kippur
Candles to remember
We recently commemorated Yom Kippur and one of the things we do the evening before is to light candles to remember our parents and close family who have passed away. We lit candles to remember our fathers and Gina’s brother on erev Yom Kippur. I stayed up late that night and tried to capture the mood.
"… the difference between living as a Jew outside Israel and as a Jew in Israel"
I just read an article by Brian Thomas titled “Yom Kippur, Tel Aviv style” which I really enjoyed. He pretty much sums it up with in these two paragraphs: That is the difference between living as a Jew outside Israel and as a Jew in Israel: here we can just BE Jewish and the calendar…