Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was assassinated in 1986 while on his way home from a movie theatre in Stockholm. The crime remains unsolved. According to the Associated Press, that has not stopped about 130 people from coming forward claiming to be the assassin. None of those confessing to the crime has been charged. Criminal psychologists have long noted how some people have a need to confess to crimes they have not committed. The irony is that not enough people confess to crimes they do commit. That is the purpose and the benefit of Yom Kippur.
Rabbi Wayne Allen
After being graduated from New York University with a B.A. in philosophy and Phi Beta Kappa, Rabbi Allen attended the Jewish Theological Seminary of America where he earned a Masters degree in Rabbinics and went on to receive rabbinic ordination. He has served as a congregational rabbi for almost 34 years, taking on postings in New York City, Los Angeles, and Toronto.