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Atonement in times of change: #blogelul

Rambam, Hilkhot Teshuvah 1:3 בזמן הזה שאין בית המקדש קיים ואין לנו מזבח כפרה אין שם אלא תשובה, התשובה מכפרת על כל העבירות, אפילו רשע כל ימיו ועשה תשובה באחרונה אין מזכירין לו שום דבר מרשעו שנאמר רשעת הרשע לא … Continue reading

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Chodesh Elul: God, Moses and Forgiveness

Printable version available here: Chodesh Elul 5774 The prayers we utter over the ‘Days of Awe’ (Yamim Nora’im) draw on certain biblical verses, most notably the ‘Thirteen Attributes of God’ in Exodus 34:6-7. These verses are repeated in a number of places in … Continue reading

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Parashat Ekev – The Torah Of Second Chances

Here’s a little Torah study for this week’s parasha. This week is the second week of the ‘Sheva deNechemta’ (seven weeks of consolation) which lead us from Tisha b’Av to Rosh Hashanah. So we’re getting in the mood for some … Continue reading

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