Is There A Right Way To Do Teshuvah?

How Could There Possibly Be "Hilchot" Teshuvah?

Rabbi David Fohrman
Rabbi David Fohrman


Teshuvah, or repentance, is a personal and emotional process. Laws are impersonal; they are objective and unbiased. The law doesn’t care about personal feeling. But, nevertheless, Judaism has many laws for our steps to repentance. How can there be laws for something so intrinsically personal?

In this video, the first of the course, Rabbi Fohrman presents the essential question regarding repentance that will guide the rest of the course: Can there really be a “right” and “wrong” way to repent?