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Kol Nidre Dvar by Jonah Adams

October 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Yom Kippur Dvar Torah
Jonah Adams, GMU Hillel Religious Chair

Isn’t it fitting that on Yom Kippur, the Dvar Torah be given by a Jonah. I was named Jonah because my grandfather reads the Torah portion of Jonah every year among other reasons, and I am even wearing the tallit he gave me, which is covered in doves. For if you didn’t know, Yonah, the original Hebrew form of Jonah, means dove, referring to the one sent by Noah to search for land which returned with an olive branch. (more…)

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