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Waiting for an apology that won’t come

NINA BADZIN | Kveller via JTA | Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 10:00 am

I used to have the right idea for Yom Kippur. I liked the notion of an entire month to clean up my messes from the past year, and I worked hard to deliver carefully worded apologies. The promise of a clean slate appealed to my resolution-making personality. And I appreciated the fact that the obligation to make life improvements deeper than, say, eating better, differentiated the Jewish New Year from the secular one. I was a High Holidays superfan.

This year, however, I’ve found it difficult to focus solely on my faults, my wrongdoings and my petty behavior. Enough about me, I’ve found myself thinking. Let’s talk about you.

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