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Teshuvah ("Return"; Repentance): (lit. “return”); repentance, return to a Jew’s true essence
Is It a Mitzvah to Do Teshuvah?
Confession and Repentance
Three perspectives on the definition of Teshuvah and the role of confession. (Based on Likutei Sichos vol. 38, parshas Naso, sicha 1)
A Taste of Text—Ki Tisa
What’s Good About Mistakes?
When one partner betrays the other, for reconciliation to occur, each must feel that “we are so connected that you mean more to me than whatever it was that you did.”
eXtreme Weeding
Xtreme gardening reaches new heights as Rabbi Infinity learns a great strategy called "overseeding"--and it works for people-gardens, too.
A new perspective on the meaning of teshuvah
The Two Voices
As we approach Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, join Rabbi Sacks on an intellectual journey to explore the concept and deep meanings of teshuvah (repentance).
Five Levels of Teshuvah
Understanding the mitzvah of teshuvah, more than just repentance, rather returning to G-d, explained on five levels.
Post-Modern Perspectives on the Chassidic Notion of Repentance
Deconstructing Sin
Biblical perspectives on good and evil are usually seen as a conventional polarity of white versus black. But in a strikingly post modernist approach, the Chassidic notion of repentance deconstructs this narrative. Sin is not all evil, but provides unique...
The High Holidays: Lesson 3
Doing Teshuvah
Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and the ten days in between are a time of "teshuvah" (returning to G-d.) Third in a 3-part series about the High Holidays.
Practical Parshah - Nitzavim
What does it really mean to repent? What feelings or actions does true repentance consist of?
Yom Kippur and Catharsis
The Epistemology of Repentance
Based on traditional sources, an examination of whether or not repentance on Yom Kippur ever provides complete catharsis for the individual.
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