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Max Schlesinger, Ph.D.

Rabbi, Beth Emeth Congregation, Albany, N. Y.

REPENTANCE – The noun occurs only in post-Biblical literature, but it is derived from the vocabulary of the Bible. Maimonides' dictum, "All the prophets preach repentance" ("Yad," Teshubah, vii. 5), echoes the opinion of Talmudic authority...