Nishma, Sh'ma September 2010

By Louis E. Newman, Kenneth Chasen, Emily Filler, Frani Pollack

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, September 2010

Several writers reflect on a classic text about repentance from Masechet Shabbat: Rabbi Eliezer said: "Repent one day before your death." His disciples asked him, "Does, then, one know on what day he will die?" "All the more reason he should repent today, lest he die tomorrow." (Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 53a)

Topic: Theology, Death and Mourning, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, Jewish Text, Holidays, Diversity, Values

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.672

Page Number(s): 17

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Newman, Louis E. Chasen, Kenneth. Filler, Emily. Pollack, Frani. Nishma, Sh'ma September 2010. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. September 2010: 17. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7225


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