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Preparing for Elul

Kylie Unell offers a monthlong blueprint for spiritual searching in the lead-up to the High Holidays

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Tablet Studios
August 26, 2022

The Hebrew month of Elul, which this year begins the evening of Aug. 26, is a time of introspection for Jews around the world as we prepare for the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Last year, on our podcast How to Fix a Soul in 30 Days Kylie Unell, a doctoral student in Jewish thought, used the month of Elul as a template for introspection and self-improvement. The insights from her journey remain relevant—and relatable—as we enter Elul once again.

Episode 1: Kylie begins a journey of reflection.

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Episode 1: How to Fix a Soul
The Hebrew month of Elul is here, and Kylie Unell is trying to make the most of it
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Episode 4: Kylie tries hitbodedut, a form of Hasidic prayer that will take her out into nature to speak to God directly.

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Episode 4: A Direct Approach
The Hebrew month of Elul is here, and this week, Kylie tries 'hitbodedut,' and goes to nature to talk to God
August 20, 2021
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Episode 6: Kylie turns to actor and podcaster Raviv Ullman to help her get comfortable with the idea of apologizing.

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Episode 6: Owning Up
This week Kylie is apologizing to people and Raviv Ullman joins her to figure it out
August 27, 2021
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Episode 9: In the final installment of her journey, Kylie shares her tips for anyone looking for some spiritual growth.

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Episode 9: Elul No More
Did Kylie succeed in fixing her soul?
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