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  • Looking inward, forward

    By Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky

    April 10, 2013 | 2:55 pm

    “For there is not a righteous man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not” -(Kohellet, 7:20). 

    Everyone has their moments of failure, when they transgress. Not necessarily out of malice, but in response to temptation or opportunity or out of fear. Rarely do we see such...

  • Start the Sin Cycle

    By Elliot Fein

    October 2, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Here we go again: the Yom Kippur confessional is upon us, our annual alphabetical recitation of our sins and transgressions, from ashamnu to ti'tanu, from avarice to xenophobia and zealotry. The list never changes; the question it poses, somewhat tediously, is whether we have...