Just a thoght: On 'teshuva'

Teshuva is counterintuitive.

By AHARON E. WEXLER
September 13, 2018 16:39
Tzedakah box, Charleston, 1820

Tzedakah box, Charleston, 1820. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

 
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On ‘teshuva’ Hag Same’ah!

Yes, Yom Kippur is a holiday and a happy one at that!Our Sages tell us: “There were no days as happy for the Jewish people as the 15th day of Av and Yom Kippur.” More than the baby wants to suckle, the mother wants to nurse. More than we want a relationship with God, God wants one with us. If we make the first move, we will find God already moving toward us.

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