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A "Litvish" approach would be concerned that excessive navel-gazing could be detrimental when fundamentally, we have obligations to perform. The famous R' Yozel Horowitz of Novardok spent a lengthy period of seclusion and did not attend shul that Rosh Hashana. In some versions of the story he blew shofar privately, in others he missed it altogether "because ...
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