These and Those

Musings from Students of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem

Tag Archives: machzor

Can I forgive?

Posted on October 1, 2014 by Sarah Pollack

From my blog: “To not forgive would be an unbearable breach of the unity of creation.” – Jay Litvin It seems as though this is the time to talk about doing teshuva, returning, asking for forgiveness. I feel as though since I arrived in Israel, a day has not passed by without talking about forgiveness. Continue Reading »

Machzor on Your Mind

Posted on September 15, 2010 by Joel D.

This Yom Kippur, with your spirit and your clothing pure as light itself, you may find yourself steeped in the words of prayer. You begin the repetition of the Musaf Amidah. Your Kavana, your intentions, are pure and your passion to return to Hashem…Then two hours later you’re not even half way through the repetition, Continue Reading »