Berit Engen WOOF & D'RASH - Weaving a Thousand Jewish Tapestries
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The prayer recited on the days of Judgement and Atonement, after posing scary questions, it does offer a practical solution to the question of who will die and suffer and how: “But repentance, prayer, and righteousness avert the severe decree.” Yet, its power in our time is how it forces us to face our own mortality.
 
The tapestry titles are either from the traditional piyyut or from Leonard Cohen’s song based on it, and two are mine.
The prayer recited on the days of Judgement and Atonement, after posing scary questions, it does offer a practical solution to the question of who will die and suffer and how: “But repentance, prayer, and righteousness avert the severe decree.” Yet, its power in our time is how it forces us to face our own mortality.

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