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You, as all people, have been blessed with free will. When you refrain from doing more harm to others, you actively negate the harm you’ve done before.
Rosh Hashanah — head of the Year. The control center of our hearts and minds is open to rebuilding.
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The first ten days of the Jewish calendar are known as “the ten days of teshuvah.” These are days for soul-searching, repentance and return (teshuvah) to G-d.
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The baal teshuvah, who frees the sparks of divinity imprisoned in the realm of the forbidden, is examined in contrast with the tzaddik, who has more limited powers.
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Spiritual auditing is part of preparing for Yom Kippur. Learn about taking an honest accounting of your deeds before Yom Kippur.
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We have three forty-day periods: the First Tablets, the Broken Tablets, and the Second Tablets. Learn the spiritual meaning of the broken tablets.
Learn about the Seven Weeks of Comfort that follow the Three Weeks of Affliction. In these weeks we are comforted over the destruction and loss of the Holy Temple, and they prepare us for rebirth and renewal in the upcoming New Year.
Weekly Op-Ed •November 6th, 2015• 1 Comment
It was Sarah’s banishing Ishmael that ultimately caused him to return to the right path.
Everyone has access to a timeless essence–their inner, higher self. Learn about the transformative power of accessing it.
A discussion of family loyalty illustrates the idea of forgiveness in Judaism. A story of the Seer of Lublin.