“The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai” (Jonah 1:1).
On Yom Kippur afternoon Jews around the world read the story of Jonah, the reluctant Prophet who eventually leads the residents of Nineveh to repent. Dr. David Frankel, Senior Lecturer in Bible at The Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, invites us to consider how the call Jonah receives encourages us to take action in modern times.
Can you wake up? Can you hear the call? Watch the video below: