Forgiving Difficult People: Moving from Rejection to Reconciliation

Posted by Elliott Malamet on October 6, 2016
Topics: Pardes Live, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, The High Holy Days


In this lecture that was recorded at Pardes in preparation for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, Dr. Elliot Malamet presents different models of what is involved, emotionally and existentially, in the process of forgiving others in our lives, as well as attaining forgiveness for ourselves. We will explore a wide array of sources and discuss the issues that are central in this fundamental life skill.

About Elliott Malamet

Dr. Elliott Malamet is the co-founder and program director of Torah in Motion, whose mission is to explore the interface between Judaism and modernity. Dr. Malamet currently teaches Jewish Philosophy at Yeshivat Machanaim in Efrat and will be teaching English Literature at the Rothberg International School of Hebrew University this coming year.

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