Why do we fast on Yom Kippur – Episode 9

Posted by Howard Markose on September 1, 2021
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Yom Kippur

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Episode 9: Why do we fast on Yom Kippur

Description: Rabbi Howard Markose discusses Yom Kippur looking at how we relate to sin in the 21st century.

Credits
Host: Howard Markose – Howard Markose teaches Bible and Biblical Hebrew at Pardes. To learn more with Howard, click here.
Producer: Amira Mintz-Morgenthau
Podcast Editor: Evan Feist

About Howard Markose

Howard teaches Bible and Biblical Hebrew at Pardes. He was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Howard received his rabbinical ordination in 1984 from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. Howard lived in Toronto for ten years from 1984-1994 at which time he served as assistant rabbi at Adath Israel Congregation and rabbi at Shaar Shalom Synagogue. He and his family made Aliyah in 1994 and after seven years as rabbi of Kehilat Moreshet Avraham in Jerusalem, he became the Director of Education for the Young Judaea Year Course. He received his PhD  in Bible at Bar Ilan University in January 2016. Howard conducts specialized Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremonies for families from North America who are visiting Israel. He lives in Jerusalem and is married and has four children.

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