September 12th, 2023 | Season 5 | 38 mins 40 secs
deborah waxman, high holidays, ishay ribo, reconstructing judaism, reconstructionism, reconstructionist, rosh hashanah, yom kippur
Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D., speaks with Rabbi Vivie Mayer about what the avodah service, which originated in ancient Israel as a series of elaborate rituals performed by the high priest on Yom Kippur, can teach us today.
September 19th, 2022 | Season 4 | 38 mins 10 secs
high holidays, jewish, judaism, rosh hashanah, yom kippur
Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Ph.D and Rabbi Sandra Lawson, discuss their respective processes of preparing for the High Holidays. This isn’t about leading services, but about how, as human beings, they undertake an accounting of the soul, leading to repentance for their own actions and forgiveness toward others.