The Jewish New Year calls upon us to both reach back into the past and step forward into the future.
What Judaism really says about when we should feel guilty, and where we can go from there.
The Torah places a high value on self-love. That means practicing self-forgiveness, too.
Why does the holiest day of the Jewish year begin with a dry legal formula renouncing vows?
Mass emails and social posts asking for forgiveness from ‘anyone I hurt’ bypass the hard work of repentance.
The process of asking for forgiveness doesn’t end with making a heartfelt apology, Maimonides made clear.
The Jewish practice of repentance involves not merely turning away from sin, but turning toward the dark parts of ourselves.
Why the Torah equates human life with the life of a tree.
A video for Yom Kippur.
Yom Kippur begins at sunset on Friday, September 29 and ends at sundown on Saturday, September 30.