Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur Survival Kit (Paperback)
For the thousands of Jews worldwide who step into the synagogue twice a year, many find the prayer services boring, confirming that that Judaism has little to offer in spiritual growth and personal meaning. When the first edition of the Rosh Hashanah /Yom Kippur Survival Kit was released, it transformed the High Holiday experience for Jewish families worldwide. The landmark publication sold over 250,000 copies and won The Benjamin Franklin Award, becoming a must-have for every Jew on the High Holidays. This invaluable resource is now available in a revised, updated edition, enhancing the prayer services for the 21st century. The Rosh Hashana/Yom Kippur Survival Kit: The Almost 25th Anniversary Edition offers new features including: Tips on Personalizing Spirituality: The new chapter, "How to Talk to God in Five Easy Lessons," walks readers through a simple, step-by-step approach to deep, personal spirituality. New Chapter on Yizkor & the Soul: Yizkor is the primary reason many attend synagogue on Yom Kippur. This new chapter transforms the understanding of Yizkor, explores the Jewish understanding of the soul and the afterlife, and presents practical ways to give deep meaning to the legacy of loved ones that have passed away. Lessons on Gratitude & Holiness from Pop Culture Icons: What is in the power of the Shema Yisrael that inspires Justin Bieber every night? What is so holy about thanking your fans? Even the celebs have something to teach us as we enter the holiest days of the year. And much more ... The Almost 25th Anniversary of the Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur Survival Kit will engage Jews around the world, showing them how to discover layers of meaning, spirituality and inspiration through the holiday prayers, traditions, and themes.