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Yom Kippur: The Avodah Service

September 2, 2013

How does Judaism support the notion of “calling” — that is, how do we draw on our own talents and strengths to be of “service” to our selves, our families, our communities, and the world? “Avodah” means “work,” “prayer,” and “service.” How does the building of the mishkan, the tabernacle, become emblematic of “work” and “service” to God? And how does that service to God inform and More »