A Bay Ridge civic group has cancelled the neighborhood’s largest political debate — a heated back and forth between four pairs of candidates that stunned Jewish residents for being scheduled on Yom Kippur.
...Debate organizers realized they erred when Brook-Krasny, a Jewish emigre from the former Soviet Union, told them that he would have back out.
“Any other holiday I would be able to attend, but Yom Kippur I cannot do it,” the six-term legislator said. http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/35/39/br_debatecancelled_2012_09_28_bk.html
At the end of this video, one can see a sentence informing people that "beginning September 24th, the Supreme Court will meet to decide if they will hear Rubashkin versus the United States."
Please have in mind Sholom Mordechai ben Rivkah when reciting the blessing of matir asurim this morning.
A 1997 video of Rabbi Paysach Krohn speaking about Aseret Yemei Teshuvah was uploaded a little while ago. Click here to be inspired.