The 13 Attributes of Mercy: A-donai, A-donai E-l Rachum VeChanun....
The reciting of the Thirteen Attributes is the central part of the Yom Kippur and Selichot service. According to the Talmud, G-d promised Moshe that "whenever the Jewish People sin, let them recite the 13 attributes before Me and I will forgive them." In this class, we will study the Biblical background to the 13 attributes.
How does reciting them get us atonement?
Does it work with or even without teshuva?
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