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Memories of Yom Kippur – Sayed Kashua, Etgar Keret & Daniel Gordis

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Published: 10 October 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Why I'm terrified of Yom Kippur - Sayed Kashua – Haaretz 08.10.16
My association with the Jewish Day of Atonement is distress, destruction and death; so why do I yearn to be back in Jerusalem right now?

It’s never too late to atone – Etgar Keret – Tablet Magazine 30.09.16
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.

Dread, prayer, hope, and forgiveness – Daniel Gordis – Tablet Magazine 07.10.16
Yom Kippur in Israel is a complicated yet often peaceful time. But the spectre of violence is always felt.


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