Mending the Past

By Robert Gibbs

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2005

The author discusses a statement by the third-century sage Resh Lakish in the Babylonian Talmud on repentance. The author considers our relationship to the past and compares repentance from love and repentance from fear.

Topic: History, Jewish Text, Communal Memory, Identity Formation

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.36/no.623

Page Number(s): 6-7

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Gibbs, Robert. Mending the Past. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2005: 6-7. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7143


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