• September 26, 2021
  • 20 5782, Tishri
  • פרשת בראשית

13 Attributes of Mercy

13 Attributes of Mercy

The Yud Gimmel Middot, Thirteen Attributes of God, take a central role in our High Holiday season, both in the recitation of selihot and in our Yom Kippur prayers. Join Rabbi Gidon Rothstein as he explores how we may understand these Attributes of God and why they are so central to the Yamim Noraim.

September 5, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
13 Attributes of Mercy: 13 Attributes of Mercy
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Why does saying the 13 Attributes of Mercy “force” a merciful reaction from Gd? Ideas about the role they play in our understanding of the world, and what we accomplish by invoking them.

September 12, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
13 Attributes of Mercy: 13 Attributes of Mercy
Class description

Learning the meaning of some of the 13 Attributes, so we can better intend them as we use them in our Yom Kippur liturgy.

Rabbi Dr. Gidon Rothstein has semicha from YU (RIETS) and a PhD from Harvard. He has worked in shul rabbinate, high school and adult education. He is the author of both fiction and non-fiction, most recently "As If We Were There: Readings for a Transformative Passover Experience". He lives in Riverdale, NY.