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...
Tag: Kol Nidrei Prayer
September 23, 2004 | 8:00 pm
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...