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Say You’re Sorry

Yom Kippur is “The Day of Atonement,” the day of saying you’re sorry. The whole week leading up to Yom Kippur we’re supposed to apologize to people we’ve wronged. In Jewish thought, God can’t forgive you for things you do … Continue reading

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Sacrificing Our Children

On Rosh Hashana we read the story of Abraham’s attempted sacrifice of Isaac. It is a difficult story to understand. Previously we’ve been told how wanted and loved Isaac is. A late in life baby for his parents, their only … Continue reading

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Missing Rosh Hashanah

Today Fidel, who is laying tile in my basement, said the weather feels like winter in Puerto Vallarta, and he is homesick. I know how he feels. It does not feel like winter in Louisville, it feels like Fall. It … Continue reading

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