Definitions

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  • noun The Jewish concept of penitence.

Etymologies

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Hebrew תשובה, from שוב ("return")

Examples

  • True repentance - what we call teshuva, literally return - requires us to commit ourselves to correct the character defects that have led to our misdeeds.

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  • True repentance - what we call teshuva, literally return - requires us to commit ourselves to correct the character defects that have led to our misdeeds.

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  • Last week, Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz, director of the Chai Center in Los Angeles, explained to me the meaning of the Hebrew word "teshuva" -- to fix things you have done incorrectly, not just by never doing them again but by "coming with a sincere heart.

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  • Last week, Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz, director of the Chai Center in Los Angeles, explained to me the meaning of the Hebrew word "teshuva" - to fix things you have done incorrectly, not just by never doing them again but by "coming with a sincere heart.

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  • The process and act / s of any Jew becoming more observant of Judaism is called teshuva ( "return" in Hebrew) making the "returnee" a baal teshuva ( "master of return").

    Planet Atheism

  • Rabbi Steven Z. Leder, a Los Angeles pulpit rabbi, offers up this advice for the Martha Stewart: ‘To me as a rabbi, the real healing, what Jews call teshuva, repentance, comes first from accepting what you’ve done and taking steps to assure that it’s never repeated, and then changing your life in a way that supports better values.

    Non Sequitur Award | Jewschool

  • Now that Weiner has confessed his sins, his responsibility is to make "teshuva," literally "a return" or repentance, Shapiro said.

    Cathleen Falsani: Advice For The Gentleman From New York

  • Now that Weiner has confessed his sins, his responsibility is to make "teshuva," literally "a return" or repentance, Shapiro said.

    Cathleen Falsani: Advice For The Gentleman From New York

  • Now that Weiner has confessed his sins, his responsibility is to make "teshuva," literally "a return" or repentance, Shapiro said.

    Cathleen Falsani: Advice For The Gentleman From New York

  • Now that Weiner has confessed his sins, his responsibility is to make "teshuva," literally "a return" or repentance, Shapiro said.

    Cathleen Falsani: Advice For The Gentleman From New York

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