The holiest day on the Hebrew calendar is also the most misunderstood. Yom Kippur is a day of profound connection and transcendence. Discover the real Yom Kippur.
The Meaningful Life Center offers hundreds of insights into the meaning of Yom Kippur. We answer questions like, “What is Yom Kippur?” and “Can you tell me how to repent?” Make your day of atonement more than just a day of repentance — the Meaningful Life Center can show you the mystical dimensions of Yom Kippur so that you can enjoy this holiday like never before. Kabbalistic and Chassidic insights into Yom Kippur, written by Rabbi Simon Jacobson and Rabbi Yanki Tauber, will show you how to harness the power of this high and holy day.
Kaparot is one of the most solemn observances of the Days of Awe. In the early morning hours of the day before Yom Kippur, we take a rooster (for a man) or a hen (for a woman) and, circling it above our heads, say three times: “This is my exchange, this is in my stead, this is my kaparah (atonement); this rooster shall go to its death, and I shall go on to good, long life and peace.”Read More