Description: Our recitation of the Thirteen Middot HaRahamim (God's Attributes of Mercy) is the focal point of Selihot and the highlight of Ne'ila on Yom Kippur. How are we to understand this recitation? How did Hazal understand the Thirteen Middot? This collection of essays by Rabbi Ezra. Bick of Yeshivat Har Etzion provides a fascinating analysis of the Thirteen Middot and shows how their recitation relates to the very essence of our relationship with God. Published in cooperation with Yeshivat Har Etzion.