Yom Kippur: The Joy Within The Holiest Day

“When one is involved in teshuva m’ahavah, if one repents out of love for G-d, his averot (sins) transform to good deeds, to merits!

The Holiness of Your Sins: How the Kabbalah Reconciles Free Choice and Divine Providence

“The Talmud teaches something very profound: When somebody repents out of awe, out of fear- their sins are absolved. When someone repents out of love, their sins become mitzvot.

My Yom Kippur lesson from my new Hasidic neighbors

“…how can I ask God to judge me with compassion when I cannot even do the same for my fellow Jew?