Some of you may have seen news stories about Kapparot, a Jewish folk custom for the day before Yom Kippur.
Day of Atonement
The hours are ticking down to Yom Kippur, the culmination of over a month of preparation.
Yom Kippur is the most solemn day of the Jewish year.
When the crumbs from the break-the-fast have been swept away, what difference will Yom Kippur make in my life?
This coming Tuesday night begins Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. One of the ways Jews observe the day is by fasting.
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