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Atonement

Fasting, reflecting, and a series of sorries—all our Yom Kippur coverage

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(Marjorie Ingall)

Ritual and Observance:

God and Uman: Joining the Breslovers—and my cousin—for Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine, by Marc Caplan

Shoes You Can Use: What to wear on Yom Kippur, when leather is banned, by Allison Hoffman

The Festive Meal: When Yom Kippur was a time to eat, drink, and be merry, by Eddy Portnoy

Pardon Me: My childhood bullying, and an attempt to atone for it , by David Rakoff

Dark Night: How technology killed the silent, empty Israeli Yom Kippur experience, by Liel Leibovitz

Yom Kippur: A Guide for the Perplexed: Everything you ever wanted to know about the Day of Atonement, by The Editors

Food:

Happy New Year: Advice from rabbis and a nutritionist on what to eat when you won’t be eating, by Marc Tracy

Music:

Melancholy Melody: Kol Nidre gets me every time, by Alexander Gelfand

Family:

How To Atone Like a Child: On Yom Kippur, kids will be kids, by Marjorie Ingall

Daily Sorries:

Apologies to the barrista, and to fellow commuters

That whole economic collapse? My bad.

He knows he shouldn’t make jokes about shul.

Pets and procrastination

She wishes she weren’t so grumpy

An apology to Mom

Swayze, we hardly knew ye

Breaking a promise

‘Fido, I owe you one’

And don’t forget our Rosh Hashanah roundup.

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Atonement

Fasting, reflecting, and a series of sorries—all our Yom Kippur coverage

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