Rabbi Ruti Regan

Somerville, MA

Rabbi Ruti Regan is a disabled feminist rabbi working at the margins of Jewish community. She is currently a visiting scholar at the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, and previously served as Rabbinic Disability Scholar in Residence at Matan.

Yamim Noraim spirituality for victims/survivors of abuse, violence, and other forms of injustice 

12:00 AM Eastern

9:00 PM Pacific

Forgiveness-focused approaches to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur can create problems for those living with the life-altering consequences of abuse, violence, or other forms of injustice. The urge to reconcile can be a stumbling block, and sometimes forgiveness is neither possible nor desirable. This text study will explore the advantages of moving away from a focus on forgiveness and towards a focus on teshuva.