Yom Kippur means "Day of Atonement" and refers to the annual Jewish observance of fasting, prayer, and repentance.
Give ear, O heavens, let me speak; Let the earth hear the words I utter! - Deuteronomy 32:1
Sukkot is one of the most joyful festivals on the Jewish calendar. “Sukkot,” a Hebrew word meaning "booths" or "huts," refers to the Jewish festival of giving thanks for the fall harvest. The holiday has also come to commemorate the 40 years of Jewish wandering in the desert after the giving of the Torah atop Mt. Sinai.
Join WRJ's Israel Education Committee in our Virtual Sukkah on Wednesday, October 12, at 1:00 pm Eastern Time/10:00 am Pacific Time, as we welcome our sister Reform Jews from Israel. They will speak to us about their experiences as Israeli Reform Jews and in keeping with the themes of Sukkot
Moses said to the Eternal, "See, You say to me, 'Lead this people forward,' but You have not made known to me whom You will send with me. Further, You have said, 'I have singled you out by name, and you have, indeed, gained My favor.'"- Exodus 33:12