Authors Posts by Matthew Nitzanim

Matthew Nitzanim

Matthew Nitzanim, married to Yael and father of one, is studying towards Rabbinical ordination at Yeshivat Machanayim and towards a Masters in Bioethics at Bar-Ilan University. He lives in Jerusalem.

Teshuvah, From the (Dis)comfort of Your Own Home

After six months suspended between quarantine, isolation, and uncertainty, it’s natural to want to run away from home, especially as Yom Kippur looms and we realize it’s time for a change. But, as Matthew Nitzanim explains, this understandable reaction would miss the point of Teshuvah: everything we need to work on is right here, wherever it is we find ourselves.