Yom Kippur: It Is Finished
Today is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. It is perhaps the holiest day in the Jewish year. The nation of Israel has all but shut down operations. And similar to Easter for non-religious people from Christian backgrounds, Yom Kippur has such strong traditional and cultural influence that even many non-observant Jews are attending synagogue and fasting today.
In ancient Israel, this was the day when two unblemished male goats were selected. Then by lot one was chosen as a burnt... Continue Reading