Yom Kippur

I Was Humiliated

I barely remember the past. But I do vividly remember the mortifying experience in 6th grade when my teacher embarrassed me in front of the class.

Shoes and the Secret of Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur provides the unique opportunity to transcend our physical limitations and embrace our truest sense of self.

A Relatable Translation of the Viduy Confession

A helpful translation and application of the first section of Viduy that will make your confession more meaningful.

Neuroplasticity, Yom Kippur and Real Change

Jewish principles for change have been corroborated by recent discoveries in brain science.

Yom Kippur: Making a You-Turn

Are you travelling in the wrong direction?

9 Lesser Known Facts about Yom Kippur

Including the mitzvah to eat a festive meal the day before the holy day.

Yom Kippur in Bergen Belsen

For a little while, we forgot the straw, the supervisors and the prison.

A Spiritual Guide to Teshuva

11 essential steps to returning to your true self.

The Psychopath Inside: Yom Kippur, Free Will & Determinism

How a happily married family man and accomplished scientist could demonstrate the same anatomical markings of serial killers.

More Time or More Value: Yom Kippur and My MTA Quandary

What’s more important: longer days or more meaningful hours?

PODCAST: Yom Kippur: God’s Reset Button

Rabbi Berel Wein sheds light on the gift of a clean slate.

Seven Steps to an Easy Fast

Giving new meaning to the term "fast food."

Small Town, Big Moment: A Yom Kippur Story

I was named after my great grandfather. Now I know why.

Yom Kippur: The Secret to Forgiveness

The key to letting go of the hurt and truly forgive.

Dancing Around the Golden Calf

Change is only possible if we truly regret what we did.

Forgiving

The struggle and freedom of asking and giving forgiveness.

Paid In Full

The value of love. A touching story to share before Yom Kippur.

Yom Kippur: We Can Change

Uproot the poor decisions from your past by utilizing Judaism’s steps of repentance.

Build Yourself Up, Don’t Beat Yourself Down

5 ideas to keep in mind to turn Yom Kippur into a day of empowerment.

People Can Change

How to access the transformational power of Yom Kippur.

Yom Kippur and the Secret to a Happy Life

The connection between envy and the holiest day of the year.

Learning to Forgive

Five ways to let go this Yom Kippur.

5 True Stories for Yom Kippur

From a Soviet labor camp to an ISIS prison, inspiring stories of people who clung to observing Yom Kippur, despite the odds.

Midnight in the Old City

What draws tens of thousands of Jews, night after night, to the midnight Selichot service?

Who Will Live, Who Will Die

A contemporary explanation to the High Holiday’s most moving prayer.

The Forgotten Supper

The biggest activity we do on Yom Kippur is not repenting; it is apologizing.

Yom Kippur Infographic

All you need to know. Share it with friends and family!

My Best Friend Inexplicably Severed Our Relationship.

I was faced with the challenge of forgiving the unforgivable.

Yom Kippur, Still Single

I slowly began to realize that Yom Kippur is a gift, not a burden.

Betrayal and Forgiveness

My best friend inexplicably severed our relationship. I was faced with the challenge of forgiving the unforgivable.

The Ten-Ton Phone

Now is the time to work on mending any rifts in your family.

Yom Kippur: Coming Clean

Try your best, and God takes you all the way.

The Anxiety and Joy of Teshuvah

How to wrestle with the guilt of repentance and the joy of change.

When is Yom Kippur 2018?

Yom Kippur begins sundown September 18 – through September 19, 2018

Why I Hated Yom Kippur

It made me feel like a fraud. But this year is different.

Aish.com's Yom Kippur e-Book

A free 18-page compendium of inspiring, insightful articles to help you prepare for Yom Kippur. Send to family and friends.

Hezbollah’s Yom Kippur Message

The door to holiness is in you. It’s the one marked "mistakes."

How to Make a Yom Kippur Breakthrough

3 practical steps to becoming great.

Is Break-Fast the Hippest Holiday?

Relating to food on a day with no food.

Crash Course on Yom Kippur

A fascinating overview on the meaning and customs of the holiest day of the year.

Yom Kippur: The Blessing of Failure

Recognizing our shortcomings is the only way to achieve success in life.

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