How Could There Possibly Be Hilchot Teshuvah?

Is There A Right Way To Do 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?