Verschillende auteurs interpreteren de parasja (Tora-gedeelte) van de week en laten hun licht schijnen over aspecten van de Joodse religie en denkwijzen.
The prayers of Yom Kippur alternate between confession of sin and pleas for forgiveness. All this intense breast-beating and grovelling surely has its limits. In what way do we feel better at the end of it? What greater awareness have we come to? Certainly there is satisfaction at having committed our time and suppressed all our usual desires for a whole 25 hours and having done so in the company of our community. Personally I … [Lees verder]