Kol Nidre For An Uncertain Believer

Tonight at sundown begins Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. It is the most sacred of the High Holy Days, and I’m left, as I am every year, trying to figure out my own faith and my place within the larger construct of organized religion. And, like every year, I’m no closer to an […]


Making Amends… With Your Body?

In the Jewish tradition, the period between the high holidays of Rosh Hashanah (which starts Wednesday night) and Yom Kippur (which starts Friday night, October 7th) is a time when we seek to make amends with people we may have wronged. Essentially, it’s a time of seeking forgiveness and repairing relationships.