Tag: Elul

It’s Personal

So much of what we do in Anafim is done in חברותא (chavruta, learning partnership) or in groups. Like spontaneously comparing the text inside of different מחזורים (machzorim, High Holy Day prayerbooks), for example. Or watching a video of a Kol Nidrei service to get the “feel” of יום כפור(Yom Kippur).    As it happens, though, …

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Fiery questions

“And Adonai came down in the cloud and stood with [Moshe] there, and called the special name of Adonai. ‘Adonai, Adonai, God who is compassionate and gracious, slow to grow angry, and great in kindne-”  “WHAT!?” “No way!” “Slow to grow angry? Last time he [God] was just about to kill the Israelites in like two …

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