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It's so difficult to be understanding & forgiving in the face of man-made tragedy, like the recent story about the mother who killed her two young sons. As Jews, how are we taught to go about doing this? Are criminals worthy of our forgiveness? Some more than others? How can we reconcile this with our grief for the victims?

Click here for a(n) Orthodox answer by Rabbi Gidon Rothstein
Click here for a(n) Conservative answer by Rabbi Paul Steinberg
Click here for a(n) Reform answer by Rabbi John Sherwood, Deceased (z"l)