Days of Awe Give Israeli Inmates the Chance to Feel Like Everyone Else

One is a brutal murderer, another stabbed his ex’s new partner, while another sexually assaulted dozens of children. But for the Jewish High Holy Days, the inmates of Ayalon Prison swap bars for shofars and seek forgiveness.

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The holy ark and its cover, wooden benches and lights; Chabad literature; pictures of esteemed rabbis Ovadia Yosef, the Baba Sali and the Lubavitcher rebbe; and a memorial candle flickering in the corner, in...