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Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement, when we are closest to G‑d and most connected to the essence of our souls.
Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year, when we are closest to G‑d and to the essence of our souls.
We were just confirmed "sinless" moments prior. So, why do we now recite the blessing of Selach lanu, wherein we ask G‑d to "forgive us for we have sinned""?
Overcome by grief, the poor man barely managed to process the news before he passed out . . .
The scandalized crowd was about to eject the man from the synagogue, when the Rebbe turned from the wall and said: "Let him be. For us, Yom Kippur is just beginning, but for him, it's already Simchat Torah He's there already"
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