It was an eventful summer, both in America and abroad. The stock market was crashing, families were struggling financially, and other tragic events were changing our world. Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, shlit”a, was asked what we frum Jews could do to reverse the situation. How could we attain divine mercy? He responded with a four-word formula: “Ya’asu Yom Kippur Katan.” He suggested that we observe Yom Kippur Katan, a very powerful holiday that precedes every Rosh Chodesh and that could change our fate.
My First Yom Kippur Katan, Bnei Brak Style
One year ago, I was fortunate to be in Bnai Brak