Romance and Penitence Erev Yom Kippur

The idealistic, profit-shirking, anti-capitalistic and romantic nature of Yom Kippur today is something that we are not accustomed to in our interpersonal relationships, yet it opens for us expanses of opportunities.

In an article she wrote this summer around Tu B’Av entitled “Has love died?” ‏(Haaretz Magazine, July 19,) sociologist Eva Illouz points...