Yom Kippur

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Apology Letters (JSU)

Saying \"I am sorry\" is a hand-on activity. Check out this new session which...

Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin
Teshuva: Putting the Pieces Back Together

NCSYers learn what Teshuva is all about and the mechanics of fixing a...

Tzvi Goldstein
The Sunflower- Limits of Forgiveness

Are there limits to forgiveness? Should you always forgive? \"The Sunflower\"...

Debbie Stone
Personality Types - Can You Change You? (JSU)

This session allows teens to explore different personality types and to...

Debbie Stone
13 Middos Workbook

This workbook provides an in-depth explanation of God\'s 13 Attributes of...

Rabbi Adam Simon
Shredding Tashlich

This activity will help teens think about what it feels like to regret their...

Rabbi Menachem Tenenbaum
I’m Sorry, I’m Not Sorry: How Not to Apologize Before the High Holidays

Who said saying “I’m sorry” would be easy? Sadly, even after...

Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin
Yonah\'s Personal Story

Understand the book of Yonah through the lens of the personal story and...

Debbie Stone
Dvarim SheBlev and the Mitzvah of Teshuva

Can you say \"I forgive you\" when you don\'t mean it? This piece from the...

Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin
5 Ways to Make the High Holidays Meaningful for Your Family

Here\'s a quick list of 5 ways to make the high holidays more meaningful for...

Dani Sudwerts
Yom Kippur: 7 Minutes of Inspiration

As the new year begins and Elul is behind us, there is so much to pray for. God...

Rabbi Israel Lashak
Yom Kippur: Long Live the King

Yom Kippur is the time to show Hashem how much we love and respect Him, even...

Rabbi Israel Lashak
The Advantage of Preparing for the Yamim Noraim

Join Rabbi Israel Lashak to learn about the importance of preparing for the...

Rabbi Israel Lashak
Tashlich Card

A visual to help guide the process of Tashlich

Rachel Olson
Yom Kippur: Transform Yourself. Transform Your Year

An infographic explaining God\'s 13 Attributes of Mercy, and how we can emulate...

Rachel Olson
The Power of Teshuva is the Greatest Innovation Since the Creation of the World.

\"The power of teshuva is the greatest innovation since the creation of the...

Rachel Olson
Please, God, Give Us A Hundred More Chances.

\"Please, God, give us one more chance. Give us two more chances. Give us a...

Rachel Olson
Text-Based Sessions
Slichos Companion

A printable booklet with the text of Slichos and God\'s 13 Attributes of Mercy....

Rabbi Ari Goldberg
High Holiday Cards

Prepare for the holidays with one pocket sized Torah idea.

NCSY Staff
Can Man Change?

This session questions the availability of teshuva to all individuals. Can man...

Pardes Project
Robots in Disguise: The True Nature of Free WIll

Are we able to transform ourselves to be greater and betters, or are we...

Rabbi Ariel Bannett
Pardon Me

Can you really start over? Does God forgive us even when we do bad things on...

Debbie Stone
Back to Blank

Can you really wipe your slate clean? Have you ever done something that you...

Debbie Stone
Yom Kippur: Jewish Soul Food

Why do we fast on Yom Kippur? Why are we not allowed to wear leather shoes, but...

Rabbi Evan Weiner
10 Questions on Sefer Yonah

Here are 10 questions to consider as you read Sefer Yonah on Yom Kippur....

Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin
#SorryYesSorry: A Mini Teshuva Chabura

What is the Jewish approach to saying \"I\'m sorry\"? What are the steps one...

Shlomo Mandel
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