Friday, September 13, 2013
Yom Kippur! Tonight!
Tonight is both Yom Kippur and Shabbat... what a combination. We actually fast on Shabbat. I always find that strange since much of Shabbat is generally spent eating and Yom Kippur is spent fasting and praying in synagogue. But remember to eat before the fast, it's actually a mitzvah to eat prior to Yom Kippur.
Yom Kippur is a long day, and it's easy to lose track of why you are sitting there. I recommend taking a look at these websites I am including here and printing off some of the materials so you have what to read during those times that it is hard to concentrate and focus.
Aish.com has some great articles.
Chabad.org does too.
Rabbi Sacks of course has what to say.
Gmar Chatima Tova! We should all be sealed in the Book of Life for health, success, and peace in our homes and in the world.
Shana Tova! Happy New Year!
Posted by Shira at 10:19 AM