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Leader’s Roundtable: Are Forgiveness and Atonement Healthy? (Hybrid)

September 29, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Bring your lunch and join Leader Dr. Nori Rost and members for an engaging round-table discussion on the issues of the day and recommended readings.

In a few days, our Jewish friends will celebrate Yom Kippur. I thought this was a fitting time to talk about forgiveness. Both the willingness to ask forgiveness when we offend someone and the willingness to forgive others who have offended us. Is it healthy? What are the benefits? Why can it be so hard for people (even Ethical people!) to acknowledge when they’ve done harm and seek forgiveness. Why can it be so hard for people (even Ethical people!) to forgive someone—whether or not they have apologized?

A Quick Guide to Forgiveness

Click to join at start time | Zoom ID 861 1417 5760 | Passcode 347145

COVID-19 NOTICE: Only fully-vaccinated Society members are invited to attend in-person. All others are invited to join us via Zoom. We hope to open up to the public again as soon as possible.

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September 29, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Adler Study (514)
2 W 64th St.
New York, NY 10023 United States
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