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Meditation for the Fast of Gedaliah

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Words that Conquer the Heart: Meditation for the Fast of Gedaliah

The day after Rosh Hashanah is a public fast day commemorating the assassination of Gedaliah ben Achikam, who was governor of the Land of Israel for a short period following the destruction of the First Temple. This day is also an especially propitious time for returning to G-d in teshuvah.
Teshuvah, Fast Days, Ten Days of Repentance, Fast of Gedaliah

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