Yom Kippur In Zuccotti Park: If Not Now, When?

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Abby Zimet

Tonight begins Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, when Jews fast and ask for forgiveness for their sins so they may be written into the Book of Life. A suggestion from Daniel Sieradski and the prophet Isaiah: Truly "loose the fetters of wickedness (and) let the oppressed go free" by joining the righteous protesters in Zuccotti Park.

Rabbi Hillel the Elder: “If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, who am I? If not now, when?”

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