Correspondence

The Politics of Reform

The Day of Atonement by its very advent at sunset on the eve of the tenth of the lunar month of Tishré atones for sin and involves repentance—regret for sin, resolution not to repeat it—prayer, and fasting.

Jacob Neusner

Jacob Neusner was research professor of religion and theology and senior fellow in the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

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