Rosh Hashanah

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...

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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

Rosh Hashanah: It’s All in Your Head

Sep 17, 2020Comments off

Rosh Hashanah in Hebrew literally means “the head of the year.” As such, it isn’t just that it’s the first day of the year. Like

The Song of the Angels Here on Earth

Aug 26, 2020Comments off

“Many are the sorrows of the evil person, and he who trusts in God – lovingkindness surrounds him” (Psalms 32:10).   This verse, one of

When the Rebbe couldn’t get a sound o...

Sep 26, 2019Comments off

Excerpted and translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s class from 17 Elul 5772. Before Rosh Hashanah one year in the 1950s, a Jew who we will call

The Shofar and the Patriarchs

Sep 26, 2019Comments off

On Rosh Hashanah, we ask God to inscribe and seal us for a good year in both physical and spiritual matters. We ask Him for

Engraved on my Heart: Rebbe Yisrael of Ruzh...

Sep 26, 2019Comments off

The 3rd of Cheshvan is the yahrzeit—the day of passing and ascent into heaven—of Rebbe Yisrael of Ruzhin (d. 5611 [1751]), the great-grandson of the

A Letter for Rosh Hashanah 5778 from Harav...

Sep 24, 2017Comments off

Erev Rosh Hashanah 5778 A Letter for Rosh Hashanah 5778 from Harav Yitzchak Ginsburgh   As the new year approaches, we send everyone, wherever you

Tishrei—Making Positive Resolutions

Sep 19, 2014Comments off

  To View and Download the PDF Version Please Click Here The best time for dealing with ideas relating to the new month is on