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This Yom Kippur, I’m Hanging on to My Sins

This Yom Kippur, I’m hanging on to my sins as a parent

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Anticipating My First High Holy Days as a Widow

Personal narrative by a newly widowed intermarried woman, describing how she misses her husband all the time, and especially at the High Holidays.

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Guide To The High Holidays For Interfaith Families: Training for a Marathon of Repentance

Going to synagogue to pray all day when you don’t usually go ever is like climbing a mountain after walking around the block once or twice.

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Guide To The High Holidays For Interfaith Families: Children on Rosh Hashanah

Unlike other Jewish holidays that are more centered on children, Rosh Hashanah and especially Yom Kippur are primarily adult holidays. What do the children get out of it?

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Guide To The High Holidays For Interfaith Families: Children on Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is hard on parents, but may be interesting and rewarding for children.

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Guide To The High Holidays For Interfaith Families: Getting The Most Out of Challenging Holidays

Going to synagogue to pray all day when you don’t usually go ever is like climbing a mountain after walking around the block once or twice.

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Guide To The High Holidays For Interfaith Families: What To Expect in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is an entire day of prayer in the synagogue with lots of services.

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