Yom Kippur:  From Temple Sacrifices to Personal Repentance

Second Temple. Model of the ancient Jerusalem. Israel Museum
Second Temple. Model of Ancient Jerusalem. Israel Museum

Please join us Wednesday, September 21st at 7:30 pm for a virtual presentation and discussion on how Yom Kippur shifted from the priestly ritual of Temple sacrifice to a day of personal reflection, repentance, and prayer.  Jennie Preuss will be sharing video clips of Rabbi David Kraemer’s presentation on “How Rabbis Reconstructed the World” and leading a discussion on the topic.

Please click on the ‘Register’ button below to register for this presentation and discussion on Zoom.

Rabbi Kraemer is the Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics at the Jewish Theological Seminary.

JCCV member Jennie is a retired physician who has always enjoyed learning and sharing what she has learned.  While still practising, she taught trainees, physicians, other health professionals and provided health-related educational events for the community.  Since retiring, she is pursuing her interest in learning about the many facets of Judaism, from ancient Israel to contemporary issues.