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S'lichot

Fishing shack on the water with damage from a hurricane

For one rabbi, silence at this season of renewal is an appropriate way to start to rebuild and shape our world after Hurricane Irma.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
The word forgiveness written in the sand with a heart as the dot over the letter i

S’lichot, penitential prayers said before the High Holidays, offer us opportunities for personal reflection and to seek forgiveness from those we wronged during the year.

Jane E. Herman
Closeup of a droplet hitting a surface of water and splashing up while reflecting down

Rosh HaShanah, the new Jewish year arrives in two months... and they’re two months that will pass quickly. It is time to get ready.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs

If posting an apology online serves as a starting point for follow-up conversations, I say go for it. How could that ever be a bad thing?

Rabbi Ilyse Glickman

Season three of Transparent premieres September 23, and it couldn’t come at a more appropriate time: in the middle of Elul, the day before we begin reciting Selichot.

Marissa Solomon

After 10 weeks of swimming, biking, walking at the ocean's edge, and rationalizing that it's too hot for tennis, Saturday night

Deborah Rood Goldman
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