Jerome Hornblass

Sounds Of Repentance

09/26/2003
Staff Writer
Note: The Ten Days of Repentance begin in the weeks and months beforehand, as members of the Jewish community prepare themselves spiritually for the period of introspection, and communal leaders focus on their individual responsibilities. In this week's issue and next week we focus, through the eyes of five individuals, on some of the most prominent features of the High Holy Days: shofar blowing, the tashlich ceremony, the sermon, prayer and repentance. No one had pressed the emergency buzzer, but a nurse came rushing into the hospital room. She had a worried look on her face.
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