Poetry from Yom Kippur 5779

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On Yom Kippur, Dorshei Tzedek members and poets Ben Newman, Josette Akresh-Gonzales, and Jo Radner explored the Avodah service, a part of the traditional Yom Kippur liturgy, to find their own meaning of Yom Kippur. They shared original poems- beautiful, powerful, relatable and diverse- to invite us to reflect on our own experiences of the day. You can read their poetry at the links below.

The Trumpet Player
by Josette Akresh-Gonzales

Goy Means Nation
by Josette Akresh-Gonzales

The Incident
by Ben Newman

Avodah
by Jo Radner

Stacking Wood Prayer
by Jo Radner