Tag: Yamim Noraim | ימים נוראים

  • Shabbat Shuva

    Shabbat Shuva

    Shabbat Shuvah is a special Shabbat that occurs on the Shabbat that falls during the Ten Days of Teshuvah between Rosh ha-Shanah and Yom Kippur. The haftarah, Shuvah Yisrael, which begins with the word shuva (return), is a combination of verses: Hoshea’ 14:2-10; Micha 7:18-20; Yoel 2:15-27.

  • The Unbearable Darkness of Being: On Ishay Ribo’s Seder ha-Avodah

    The Unbearable Darkness of Being: On Ishay Ribo’s Seder ha-Avodah

    Ishay Ribo’s remarkable, melancholy version of the Seder ha-Avodah, the piyyut recited in the Amidah of Musaf on Yom Kippur, traces a different theology of teshuvah than that classically outlined by Rambam in Hilchot Teshuvah. With much of the song drawn directly from the liturgy (which itself relies heavily, often verbatim, on Mishnah Yoma), Ribo’s […]