repentance

The blessing of Elul

Soon, each of us will begin our heshbon nefesh, our soul-searching.

By DAVID GEFFEN
02/09/2020
A general view shows Jewish worshippers at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerus
Can a divided nation learn to forgive?

The imperative to learn from our mistakes and make amends isn’t consistent with intolerance for and refusing to listen to opposing views.

By JONATHAN S. TOBIN
18/09/2018
 PAINTING by the Polish artist Maurycy Gottlieb c. 1878, titled ‘Jews Praying in the Synagogue on Yo
Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year

This year, Yom Kippur begins a few minutes before sunset on Tuesday, September 18th and concludes after nightfall on Wednesday, September 19th.

PUPILS PRAY at the Kehilot Ya’acov Torah School for Boys in Jerusalem
How do we move on in life?

Public figures have been famously reluctant to admit the error of their ways. It’s a practice that goes all the way back to the beginning of human history.

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