day of atonement

Day of Atonement
October 28, 2016
Author: Jews for Jesus

Read how this Jewish woman in South Africa came to faith in Jesus on Yom Kippur

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Bored and Hungry: Why Millennials will be Falling Asleep in Services this Yom Kippur
August 17, 2015

When a third of Jewish Americans born after 1980 describe themselves as having no religion, how many of us will make an appearance at temple for the High Holidays this year?

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The Shocking Truth About Yom Kippur
September 13, 2012

In Judaism we take on the issue of sin once a year at Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. We break away from the busyness of life and take a hard look at our transgressions and mistakes which we’ve committed throughout the year.  We fast and go to synagogue and repent of our sins and […]

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The Crucified Chicken?
August 27, 2009
Author: Rich Robinson

Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, falls in 2009 on September 28 (but begins the previous evening). In English it is known as the Day of Atonement. On this day, many Jews whether religious or secular, will be in the synagogue praying to God to forgive their sins. They will listen to the chanting of the cantor and participate in responsive readings. Many will fast; some will walk to synagogue rather than drive; some will not wear leather shoes. A very few will do something many Jews are unfamiliar with: shlogn kapores

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Bits from the Branches
November 28, 2008

The Liberated Wailing Wall You may know that the Liberated Wailing Wall is our mobile evangelistic music team; but for those who don’t know, the team travels the country in a huge bus, presenting Jewish gospel music, drama and personal testimonies. We sometimes refer to them as our branch on wheels” since they can minister […]

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Bits from the Branches
November 1, 2008

Chicago Lyn Bond says, I received the following message on my answering machine: ‘Hello, this is Joyce, trying to call a nurse named Ann; please call me back. If you are not Ann please call me and let me know that I have the wrong number.’ “I called Joyce and said, ‘I am not a […]

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