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A different kind of shadow

I saw a different kind of shadow yesterday evening. It wasn’t the kind of shadow the kabbalists tell us to look for in a moon-lit field on the holy night of Hoshana Rabba, the final night of the festival of Succot. If your shadow is ful...

Posted on 15 October 2014, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg
Toward Yom Kippur 5

There is a profound difference between a Day of Judgement and a day of punishment. I have never believed literally that God examines our deeds and allots us our portion in clear and just accord with what we have done. I find it cruel and ...

Posted on 3 October 2014, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg