Friday, September 17, 2010

Yom Kippur Wisdom via Twitter

Some of these are a bit irreverent, but I can't resist. Here's just a few tidbits of what was buzzing on Twitter about the upcoming holiday:

Is it just me, or has Yom Kippur become way too commercial?
-@ConanOBrien

Rabbi Julie Schonfeld: Be a Teacher, Not a Judge: The Essence of Yom Kippur: Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the J... http://huff.to/9Z1835
-@vincentkd23

The best kind of blintzes: From an octogenarian. Break Yom Kippur fasts with 86-year-old Shirley Greenberg's recipe. http://bit.ly/dwuPsk
-@TheAtlanticFOOD

It seems odd to go right from Yom Kippur on Saturday to International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Sunday. Yarrr, I be done atonin'....
-@lymond

National Guacamole Day coinciding with Yom Kippur is NOT okay.
-@piratelemonade

Yom Kippur begins at sunset tonight. Non-Jews are requested to not refer to Yom Kippur as "the Jewish Cinco de Mayo."
-@Disalmanac

On this eve of Yom Kippur...Liberty's Spirit: When Jews were Forbidden the Shofar in Jerusalem http://is.gd/feSzS #jcot #tcot #Israel
-@aspergers2mom

(The video behind that last link is especially powerful.)

Gmar Chatimah Tova - here's to an easy and meaningful fast.

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