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Public Justice

By Sarah Barasch-Hagans
I have said the words of the Yom Kippur Vidui many times, always awkwardly aware that most of the list of sins did not apply to me. I never thought I would come to embrace its awkwardness, and I certainly never imagined that it could guide me toward making decisions I was afraid to make.    more
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What I Can't Change

By Rabbi Roni Handler
When I think and talk about teshuvah, I usually focus on change. How can we take stock of our lives and improve the parts of ourselves that we wish to change? This year I was struck by a different aspect of teshuvah. I realized that teshuvah doesn’t need to be focused solely on changing who we are. Teshuvah can also be about learning to accept and forgive ourselves, and learning how to embrace our abilities, limitations, bodies, and relationships.   more
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Return to Me

by Rabbi Yael Levy
The One of Infinite Possibilities calls: Return to me and I will return to you (Zecharia 1:3)   more
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Rituals as Varied as Our Lives

By Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.
You’ve shared a multitude of ideas that can help us celebrate joys, heal sorrows, and wash away difficulties.   more
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