Rosh Hashanah

The Essence of the Year 5783 Part 2

Oct 25, 2022Comments off

Click here to read part 1 of this series (Based on a class given on 5 Elul, 5782) The word “one” appears exactly 3 times

The Essence of the Year 5783

Oct 19, 2022Comments off

(Based on a class given by Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh)   A few weeks ago, on Rosh Hashanah, we celebrated the 5783rd anniversary of mankind’s creation.

Shout, Sigh, Cry, and Call: How to Experie...

Sep 20, 2022Comments off

It is difficult to define the sound of the shofar, which pierces the air of synagogues around the world at the beginning of every Rosh

Every King Needs a Queen

Sep 20, 2022Comments off

Coronating God on Rosh Hashanah Our primary service of God on Rosh Hashanah is to coronate God as King over us. But what exactly does

Handling Mystical Experiences: The Shofar ...

Sep 20, 2022Comments off

The Shofar Blower and the Reader How many people does it take to blow the shofar on Rosh Hashanah? Well, actually, two! First, of course,

Festivals Remedy Mental Illness

Apr 13, 2022Comments off

The Torah is multidimensional. Chasidic thought unlocked the psychological side dimension in all its depth. One of the ideas uncovered is that the festivals correspond

Time to Wake Up

Sep 02, 2021Comments off

What happens on Rosh Hashanah? We pray, hear the shofar, dip our apple in honey and wish everyone “a good and sweet year.” But what

Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev’s Conne...

Sep 02, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev was born in 5500 (1740) to Rabbi Meir and Sara Sasha. After his wedding he journeyed to Mezritch to study

5781: Heading for a Showdown

Sep 17, 2020Comments off

…and their lifeblood is dashed against My garments and I have stained all My raiment. For the day of vengeance is in My heart and