Tag Archives: Yamim Noraim

#blogElul 2017 – Day 10: Forgive

If asking for forgiveness during these holy days leading to even holier days is a requirement is there meaning in the act? Isn’t it more honorable to apologize close to the event where one has hurt someone instead of racking … Continue reading

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Yamim Noraim and the Refugee Crisis

It’s that time of the year again. Yamim Noraim. Days of Awe. Yom Tov. Getting your name into the Book of Life and having it sealed. Reflecting, praying your heart out, forgiving, asking forgiveness, doing t’shuva, atoning, fasting, and ultimately, … Continue reading

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#blogExodus – Day 3: Cleanse

First, I have to get my brain away from the image of “Mr. Clean,” as well as the song. OK. I’m ready. I’ve cleansed myself of him. (Mr. Clean, Mr. Clean…)   On a more serious note, I’m curious about … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 29: Return

              Return is an oddity in the context of Elul I don’t want to return to who I was before all my reflections and ponderings. I think of it instead as re-turn taking a … Continue reading

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#BlogElul 20: Judge

              God as judge the defining focus of the Yamim Noraim the reason to move toward teshuvah to be assured a place in the Book of Life for another year. To be judged unworthy … Continue reading

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