The Ten Days of Returning end with Yom Kippur, an entire day set aside for thinking about our actions of the past year and how to improve in the new year.

Yom Kippur is a community experience. Millions of Jewish people are spending the day doing the same thing. The prayers for Yom Kippur talk about mistakes WE have made, because on this day everyone stands together, even when apart. All of us, young and old, make mistakes, and we all deserve a second chance.

Take a few minutes to look at this Yom Kippur scene. What do you notice?


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