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How Do We Obtain Forgiveness on Yom Kippur?
The Machzor's Three Answers

Joseph Rosenstein

Ritual, Prayer & Spirituality

The machzor for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur offers different answers to the question of how we obtain God’s forgiveness. In this session, I will discuss three answers and how they are reflected in the liturgy. The session will conclude with a discussion of what to do about an anomalous answer—that offered by Un’taneh Tokef. Issues like this are raised in the presenter’s recently published "Machzor Eit Ratzon," a traditional yet nonconventional prayerbook. (See www.newsiddur.org).

Joseph Rosenstein

www.newsiddur.org

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Joseph Rosenstein is the author of Siddur Eit Ratzon and the recently published Machzor Eit Ratzon. Joe is a member of the Highland Park, New Jersey Minyan and a founder and former chair of the National Havurah Committee and its summer institute. He is a professor of mathematics at Rutgers University. Joe and his wife have five daughters, three sons-in-law, and four grandchildren.

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