click here to jump to start of article
Join Our Newsletter

Get latest articles and videos with Jewish inspiration and insights​




4. Mechanics of Change

4. Mechanics of Change

The Jew stands in self-judgment in an act of personal improvement.

by and

PREPARATION

Understanding Judaism – Introduction p. xvii – xxii

 

WORKSHOP

(1) What is the meaning of the Christians term 'prayer' and what is the Christian concept of prayer?

(2) What is the meaning of the Jewish term for prayer, Tefillah, and how does the concept of prayer differ for the Jew?

(3) Why would a Jew who is ill be told to change their name?

(4) How does Christian confession bring a person to atone for sin?

(5) What are the three steps to teshuva, and how does the teshuva process differ from Christian confession?

(6) Why does the person who has done teshuva warrant a different decree from God?

(7) What moral questions are raised by the actions of Devalera, the Prime Minister of Ireland, and of Eichmann after the Second World War?

(8) According to Judaism, can a righteous gentile have a portion in the World to Come? What would they have to do to be considered 'righteous'?

See Answers

Free PDF Download:
4. Mechanics of Change

Published: April 22, 2014


Give Tzedakah! Help Aish.com create inspiring
articles, videos and blogs featuring timeless Jewish wisdom.

Submit Your Comment:

  • Display my name?

  • Your email address is kept private. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment.


  • * required field 2000
Submit Comment
stub
Sign up today!