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Caught in the Mirror of Jewish Texts Before the High Holy Days

Yom Kippur came early for me this year. It was one of the last weekends of the summer at Camp Ramah in the Poconos, where my wife serves as educational director. An extraordinarily skilled Bible teacher, Aron Freidenreich, was giving a class for the rabbis, staff and spouses who were up for the weekend. He was presenting a story from the Book of Kings, in which the Prophet Elijah gets carried away with his zealousness for the Lord, kills a bunch of idolators, and gets fired from his job by God.
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