Definition of "teshuva" [teshuva]

  • The Jewish concept of penitence. (noun)

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Use "teshuva" in a sentence
  • "True repentance - what we call teshuva, literally return - requires us to commit ourselves to correct the character defects that have led to our misdeeds."
  • "Last week, Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz, director of the Chai Center in Los Angeles, explained to me the meaning of the Hebrew word "teshuva" -- to fix things you have done incorrectly, not just by never doing them again but by "coming with a sincere heart."
  • "Last week, Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz, director of the Chai Center in Los Angeles, explained to me the meaning of the Hebrew word "teshuva" - to fix things you have done incorrectly, not just by never doing them again but by "coming with a sincere heart."