Jewish Identity and Thought


Repentance and Forgiveness – Two Sides of One Coin: Reframing the Past and Changing the Future

Rosh HaShanah, Jewish New Year, calls to examine our actions during the past year, make amends and promise not to repeat mistakes. This process is called Teshuvah, repentance.


Translations of the Hebrew Bible – How Accurate Are They?

The Hebrew Bible, Tanach, is accessible only to few because of its language. Translations are necessary to make it available to humanity at large. The gains benefited come with some costs…


Gathering to Ancestors – A Personal Revelation About Family Burial

The bible uses derivatives of “gathering to ancestors” to tell us about the passing away and burial of biblical figures. What does it really mean? Can it be literally (not just metaphorically) applied today?


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