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Purim Megillah Reading 5781/2021

02/25/2021 07:25:33 PM

Feb25

Dr. Ellen Cohn on Jewish Journeys Through Talmud

02/16/2021 07:11:18 PM

Feb16

Dr. Joshua Muravchik: QAnon: What is it? Is it a Threat? 

02/02/2021 07:24:01 PM

Feb2

Dr. Joshua Muravchik: The New US Administration, Israel, & Jews 

01/26/2021 05:27:19 PM

Jan26

Community Memorial Service

01/19/2021 04:46:12 PM

Jan19

Rabbi Kenny Weiss - Jewish Humor & Culture in MAD Magazine

01/12/2021 08:38:49 PM

Jan12

Eli Leibowicz Chanukah Comedy Show

12/12/2020 08:26:59 PM

Dec12

When the Kotel Opened to the Public - An Eye Witness Account

12/01/2020 06:56:58 PM

Dec1

Rebecca, the mother of Jacob and Esau?

11/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Nov20

Shamai Leibowitz

A Jew in Bangkok

11/10/2020 07:55:26 PM

Nov10

Iris Lav

Sharsheret's What's Jewish About Breast Cancer ?

10/27/2020 07:53:51 PM

Oct27

Pirkei Avot & Eretz Yisrael pt. 4

10/18/2020 11:00:41 AM

Oct18

Rabbi Landman

Anti-Racism  & The Jewish Community  with Rabbi Abbi Sharofsky - Part 1 

10/06/2020 07:18:26 PM

Oct6

Rabbi Abbi Sharofsky, JCRC

 Kol Nidre 5781

09/29/2020 07:20:44 PM

Sep29

Selichot 2020

09/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Sep17

APOLOGY, FORGIVING AND TESHUVAH

09/13/2020 10:32:12 AM

Sep13

Clifford S. Fishman

 
I. APOLOGY AND FORGIVING IN POPULAR CULTURE 
In Erich Segal’s best-selling novel Love Story (1970), and in the movie made from the novel, Oliver apologizes to Jennifer for losing his temper; Jennifer replies: “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” Do you agree?
 
II. APOLOGY AND ATONEMENT
Rebbe Eliezer taught:  “Repent one day before your death.” Pirkei Avot 2:15.
 
III. TO WHOM SHOULD WE APOLOGIZE AND ATONE?
1,  Clearly a person (“X”) is required to apologize and atone to those whom X knows he or she has wronged or hurt.
2. Some halakhic authorities recommend that a person apologize to all his or her friends, relatives, associates, etc., before Yom Kippur, just in case he or she has hurt or wronged someone unknowingly. (Rema 606:2; Arukh Hashulhan, 4).  Is doing this via a mass email or Facebook message halakhically permissible? If permissible, is it wise?   Have you sent or received such an email or Facebook posting? If so, what was your reaction?  What reaction did you receive?
3. You have wronged a person in a serious and significant way. Is it ever appropriate not to apologize? If so, what should you nevertheless attempt to do?

 

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What's at Stake? Parashat Ki Tetze

08/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Aug27

Shamai Leibowitz

Rabbi Landman on Pirkei Avot & Eretz Yisrael (part 3)

08/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Aug24

Rabbi Landman

Journey Back in Time to the City of David

08/12/2020 09:24:32 AM

Aug12

Operation Moses & Princeton Lyman

08/11/2020 09:05:40 PM

Aug11

Dave Sloan

Pirkei Avot & Eretz Yisrael pt. 2

08/02/2020 12:00:00 AM

Aug2

Rabbi Reuben Landman

Rabbi Suson on Tisha B'Av

07/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jul29

Parashat Devarim

07/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jul24

Shamai Leibowitz

Pirkei Avot & Eretz Yisrael

07/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jul19

Rabbi Reuben Landman

Parashat Matot-Masei

07/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jul16

Shamai Leibowitz

How do you say Corona in Hebrew?

07/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jul14

Shira Leibowitz Schmidt

Jews in the Civil War

06/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Jun30

Dr. Jon Willen

Did the Story of the Wood Gatherer Violate the Rule of Law?

06/19/2020 10:55:44 AM

Jun19

Shamai Leibowitz

Rabbi Suson on the 2020 Census & Parashat Bamidbar

05/22/2020 03:12:10 PM

May22

Rabbi Suson

Shavua Tov!

05/16/2020 10:25:20 PM

May16

Fri, February 26 2021 14 Adar 5781