Tag Archives: High Holidays

Listen to the sounds of Yom Kippur with singer Victoria Hanna in Jerusalem. Sit with Sudanese refugee Anwar Suleiman in Tel Aviv & enjoy some tunes to get you into the New Year-atonement mood.

You won’t see Miss Me’s face but you can see her art all over the city walls. Check out street artist Miss Me on Shtetl and hear her rendition of the kol nidre.

In his last interview with Jewish media, Daniel Sieradski of Occupy Judaism talks about why the Jewish world needs rebranding and how Jewish ethics are relevant to Occupy Wallstreet & Snowblink sings a live rendition of the Yom Kippur prayer: Kol Nidre.

The Days of Awe are upon us and Jarrod Tanny demands an apology from God for damaged property and ripped underwear. And lo and behold, God has responded.

Read Shtetl’s interview with post-denominational rabbi-in-training Ari-Lev Fornari. We talk about how to forgive when you really don’t want to, trans and gender issues in Judaism, and, the age old question- what is the Torah anyway?

With fear in Montreal at a heightened pitch, Stephen Harper has gotten tough on crime! Murder, drug trafficking, kidnappings, gang-bangings are on the rise- and now, the High Ho’s are invading the city! And they’re particularly horny for the Jews amongst us!!

Every religious tradition has a time in the year when adherents are expected to cleanse or fast. Muslims have Ramadan, Catholics have lent, and Mormons fast on the first Sunday of each month. In Jewish tradition we have 10 days between the Jewish new year of Rosh Hashanah and the fast day on Yom Kippur to cleanse our minds, bodies and spirits