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    • A good time to reflect.
    • 12.08.10 | 19:11 (IDT)

    While I couldn't disagree more with the good rabbi (and, besides, in matters of halacha and religiosity, I'm chopped liver - vegetarian-style, but that's another story), Elul *is* a good time to reflect - on Israel, on the Jewish people, on how we regard The Other. I wish readers a thoughtful Elul, and may our atonement move closer toward at-one-ment - including the tenor of remarks made on these TalkBacks. Can we atone for our sins such that our comportment, our social discourse, our recognition of the Divine in The Other is improved?

    from the article: Sephardi Chief Rabbi: Reform Jews are digging their claws into Israel
    First published 18:24 12.08.10 | Last updated 18:24 12.08.10
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