Faith is like a flashlight beam thrown ahead of us into the darkness. Its beam is always more visible when grief clouds about us. In some such events, an experience of faith kindles an unquenchable light.
Rosh HaShanah ("head of the year") is the Jewish New Year, marking the beginning of a 10-day period of prayer, self-examination, and repentance.
Yom Kippur is the moment in Jewish time when we dedicate our mind, body, and soul to reconciliation with God, our fellow human beings, and ourselves.