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Ten Days of Repentance

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The Torah describes Yom Kippur as achat bashanah, "once a year" -- a phrase which also translates as "the one of the year". The Chassidic masters explain: this is the annual point in time in which true oneness breaks the surface multiplicity and separaten...
Regarding the Ten Days of Repentance between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Isaiah the Prophet states: “Seek G-d when He is found, call to Him when He is near.”
The prophet Isaiah declares: “Seek G‑d when He can be found, call to Him when He is near.” The Talmud explains: “This refers to the Ten Days of Repentance between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.”
6 Tishrei, 5733 · September 14, 1972
The first ten days of the year, beginning with Rosh Hashanah and ending with Yom Kippur, are called "the Ten Days of Repentance." But the commentaries liken the seven days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur to Chol Hamoed - as if they were intermediate ...
“Seek G-d when he is found, call Him when He is near.” Our sages teach that this verse refers to the Ten Days Between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, when our repentance is especially effective and accepted immediately by G-d.
The Ten Days of Teshuva is given to us to enable us to atone and repent for any wrong deeds accounted for during the previous year, and to better our way of life in the new year.
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