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Remember to forgive yourself

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/yom_kippur/article/remember_to_forgive_yourself

Every year on Yom Kippur, Jews in synagogues all over the world engage in a communal chest-beating during the Vidui, to repent, symbolically, for our collective sins. But what about the sin of being too hard on ourselves? As the High Holy Days approach once again, it seems logical to wonder why it is always so much easier to forgive others than ourselves.

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