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High Holy Days for the Soul: Teshuvah and Repentance

Tuesday, September 12
12:00pm Pacific Time | 3:00pm Eastern Time
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Be inspired this High Holy Day season and reflect on Teshuvah, or repentance, with David Ben Moshe.

Teshuvah, meaning “repentance” or “return,” holds immense significance in the Jewish tradition, particularly during the High Holy Days. It is a time of self-reflection, seeking forgiveness, and making amends for past actions, both towards oneself and others. Join us for the opportunity to hear from David Ben Moshe who will share his personal experiences with Teshuvah and the invaluable lessons he has learned along the way. David’s coaching expertise, combined with his captivating storytelling, will leave you inspired and equipped to create meaningful transformation in your own life this High Holy Day season.

About High Holy Days for the Soul.

Experience this three-part series highlighting spiritual enlightenment through the High Holy Days with esteemed speakers David Ben Moshe in conversation withBen Harris, editor of My Jewish Learning and AJU’s Rabbi Carrie Vogel in conversation with Rabbi Sharon Brous, and Rabbi Noah Farkas.. Join us as they share their profound wisdom and insights on Teshuvah, Tefillah, and Tzedakah, guiding us towards personal growth in the new year and deepening our connection to the divine, our world, and Judaism as a whole.

This series is delivered in partnership with My Jewish Learning.

About My Jewish Learning: My Jewish Learning is the premiere non-denominational Jewish learning site, empowering Jewish discovery for anyone interested in any Jewish topic, text, or tradition. It is published by 70 Faces Media, the largest Jewish digital publisher in North America.

Cost: Free


Guest: David Ben Moshe

David Ben Moshe is a coach and storyteller whose life is a testament to the power of positive change. While serving a prison sentence for selling drugs and guns, he decided to build a better life. After his release, he became a successful fitness coach, underwent a Jewish conversion, and earned a B.S. in Exercise Science, Magna Cum Laude. After finishing his degree, he was prevented from attending Graduate School due to his criminal record. Following this disappointment, he moved to Israel, where he fought a five-year battle for citizenship. His writing has been featured in many publications including Newsweek, Business Insider, and The Forward. He is currently studying for a master’s degree in journalism while operating a coaching business based in Be’er Sheva, Israel.

Host: Ben Harris

Ben Harris is the managing editor of My Jewish Learning. He oversees MJL’s daily Kaddish minyan, writes and edits articles for the site, and is the go-to guy for issues relating to prayer, spirituality and Jewish law. He was formerly an editor and reporter at MJL’s sister site, The Jewish Telegraphic Agency, and his writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe and New York magazine. He lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, where he spends an inordinate amount of time in his home recording studio and sitting in silence.