Friday, September 30, 2016 Elul 27, 5776
Who's Sorry Now?
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Do we really seek forgiveness from those we have wronged? Why should we even attempt it? And when we do, why is it so difficult?
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David Hartman | Shalom Hartman Institute
The existential themes of the High Holidays are meant to create a sensitivity and appreciation of the precious significance of everyday existence.
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Donniel Hartman | Shalom Hartman Institute
Embarking on self criticism and self reflection is the ultimate aspiration, a process that challenges us to move forward.
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Dasee Berkowitz, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Children beginning to acquire language face some amusing obstacles. Confusing basic words is one of them. My son, for example, loved to stretch out his arms and tell me about something that was the biggest or the best “… in the whole wide word.” My heart smiled every time. There was something telling in his mistake. Jewish tradition is no...
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Jamie Geller, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Yom Kippur, the most som­ber day of the Jewish year, is also called the Day of Atonement and reminds us that we are all accountable for our actions. One element of repentance is fasting. And boy do we prepare ourselves for that fast! We serve full, balanced meals — light on the salt and thirst-inducing spices — just beforehand. And...
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