The ‘Jewish New Year’ is a day of judgment for all of creation.
Yitzchok Adlerstein and Abraham Cooper
The High Holiday season that gains fast upon traditional Jews is primarily a time of self-examination and repentance. We scrutinize our deeds and misdeeds, attempting a mid-course correction on the long journey of life. We take stock of and express thanks for our blessings, so easily overlooked amid life’s daily dramas that leave too little time for quiet reflection. It is a good time, we think, to express our gratitude to our Christian friends and fellow Americans.
With anti-Semitism spinning out of control worldwide, we acknowledge with thanks that, in the United States, Jews no longer have to look at Christians as purveyors of religious hatred.
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