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Rabbi Elkin’s Yom Kippur Afternoon Shiur: Yom Kippur: A Holiday about Death?

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 • 10 Tishrei 5779

3:45 PM - 4:45 PMFirst Narayever Congregation

On Yom Kippur, we traditionally wear white garments that are reminiscent of burial shrouds. We don’t eat or drink, like the dead. We recite yizkor, and we acknowledge that the year to come will reveal who shall live and who shall die. In so many ways, Yom Kippur forces us to contemplate our own mortality. What does Yom Kippur teach us about death? Far from being a depressing topic, this Yom Kippur theme is ultimately life-affirming. Come find out how.

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