Nitsavim-Rosh Hashana – Prayer and Repentance

What is the concept of prayer, and specifically a prayer for forgiveness? What is the idea behind the statement of the medrash that ‘Prayer is very great in front of Hakadosh Baruch Hu (G-d)? What is the idea behind the limitation of the punishment of Kayin (Cain) which split his decree in half through his prayer? Why was his punishment to be a wanderer? What is the idea of Hashem ‘carrying our sin?’ What is the lesson of the prayer of Chizkiyahu Hamelech (King Hezekiah)?

Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.

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