For the Torah, a crime against a human is a crime against God.
When “To thine own self be true” is bad advice.
At the very least, one should learn some humility.
Changing the past.
Eliyahu Dessler, mussar, Aristotle, and the death of virtue.
The conflicting ideals of virtue and law.
Where is Jonah’s remorse?
The Last Rabbi.
“Sin and divine judgment, repentance and divine forgiveness.”
Would a patient by another name really be as sick?
Until recently, Csanád Szegedi was a prominent anti-Semitic extremist in Hungary. Discovering he was Jewish has set him on a path to repentance.
The words entreating forgiveness in the Yom Kippur liturgy suggest that the slate cannot be wiped entirely clean.
Repentance demands not only the recall and the confession of past sins but the willingness to let them go.