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    Seven errors – No’ach

    Yiddish has a lot of homely sayings that teach us significant lessons.

    Think of the Yiddish phrase, Noyach mit sieben greisen – “No’ach with seven errors”.

    The word No’ach is only two letters in Hebrew (nun chet) and it’s almost impossible to spell the name with so many mistakes. But if you’re the sort of person who can only see other people’s misdeeds you will sometimes invent a few because you’re so keen to be God’s policeman.

    Jewish wisdom tells us to find good things to say about other people and to seek excuses for them…

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