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Moses said to Israel, “Remove that evil inclination from your hearts, so that you should all have one [feeling of] awe, and be of one mind in serving G•d. Just as He is singular in the world, so you should be singular worship of Him.” Midrash Sifra, on this verse “If you follow My statutes […]

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The 13 Midot of Rachamim

This shiur provided courtesy of The Tanach Study CenterIn memory of Rabbi Abraham Leibtag Our recitation of the thirteen ‘middot ha-rachamim’ [God’s thirteen attributes of mercy] is certainly the focal point of the ‘selichot’ prayers and the highlight of ‘ne’ila’ on Yom Kippur. But how are we to understand this recitation? Is it a ‘hokus […]