Sanofi August 2021 Wide

Teshuva Tales: R Akiva, The Dead Man and Kaddish

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Sep 12, 2017
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52 min 39 sec
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What is the origin of the mourners' kaddish? The story of Rabbi Akiva and the dead man provides an astonishing answer and teaches that Kaddish is about commemorating the dead, but rather about redeeming them, an act of kindness and the potential for teshuva even in death.

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