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Confession of Sins (Vidduy)

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What is confession? When must it be done?
We can’t tell you how to feel regret or resolve; it’s just something that happens inside. But we can give you a few tips on how to clean up the mess a mess-up leaves in its trail.
Confession, as of contrition and repentance, is not always sincere. But even the most insincere confession retains a special power to put one on the right track.
On Memory, Remorse and Returning
How about someone who abandoned a religious lifestyle because she was abused by the authority figures of that system?
The Jewish people becomes tarnished when one of its members commits perjury.
The Jewish people becomes tarnished when one of its members commits perjury.
Some people question the use of an alcoholic taking personal inventory and admitting to his wrongs early in sobriety. What's the point of trying to clean house when you still have the same character defects?
Has the Torah become too enmeshed in the technicalities of the sacrifice itself, allowing the "meaning" of penitence to take a back seat?
Real adults have the world on their shoulders -- and all those placebos to escape that world. And then there's me, with an awareness of what is and no way to get out of it. It seems somehow unfair
Mitzvah Studies - Article 5
The Commandment of teshuvah. What exactly is the obligation? Is there an obligation? A deep dive into this unique commandment.
In the portion of Bechukotai, we read that the Jewish people will confess their iniquity and their fathers’ iniquity (Leviticus 26:39). In the next verse, G‑d promises that He will bring them into the land of their enemies (Leviticus 26:40). It would seem...
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