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For South African Jews, there will be contemplation over and above our deeds and our behaviour, writes Howard Feldman

The Jewish New Year is not as much fun it sounds. There are no fireworks, there is little drinking and there is not even that much time to hang out with friends. Instead, for the most part, it is two days of prayer, introspection, and contemplation. It is a time to consider our lives, our choices and to figure out how we can do things differently in the year ahead.

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