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The Apology Episode, 5783

Ep. 332: Stories of reckoning, atonement, and goats on our eighth annual Yom Kippur special

September 29, 2022

This week on Unorthodox, we’re sorry.

It’s our eighth annual Apology episode, and we’re bringing you stories of reckoning, atonement and … goats?

Stephanie Butnick visits the goats who inhabit a steep, rocky patch of Manhattan each summer to learn about the biblical scapegoat of Yom Kippur, with help from Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky and former Riverside Park Conservancy President and CEO Daniel Garodnick.

What’s repentance all about, anyway? Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin joins us to explain the concept of teshuva, and what the medieval Jewish philosopher Maimonides has to say about asking for forgiveness.

Professor and author Stewart Davenport, who grew up in Birmingham, Alabama, shares a candid reflection about arriving at Princeton as a college freshman and seeing the world differently.

Plus, Liel starts a new Tzom Gedaliah tradition with a call to Rabbi Rachel Timoner.


Don’t miss our previous Apology episodes: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.

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