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  • Rosner’s Torah-Talk: Yom Kippur with Rabbi David Gelfand

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 22, 2015 | 2:16 am

    Our special guest today is Rabbi David Gelfand, leader of New York City’s Temple Israel congregation. Rabbi Gelfand began his career at Temple Beth-El in Great Neck, NY, and he then served synagogues in New Jersey (Har Sinai) and Ohio (Fairmount Temple). Prior to joining Temple...

  • For the Kids

    By Abby Gilad

    September 23, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    My Vow

    On Yom Kippur, we say the Kol Nidrei prayer. This means "all vows." It is a prayer that absolves us of promises we made during the year that we didn't keep. This prayer was first written for the Spanish Jews (the Marranos) who were forcibly converted to Christianity during...