Yom Kipur

The Yom Kippur Scapegoat: Throwing a Bone t...

Sep 28, 2022Comments off

The Strange Goat that is not a Sacrifice One of the unique components of the service in the Temple on Yom Kippur (written in the

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

The Pleasure of Fasting on Yom Kippur

Oct 04, 2019Comments off

On Yom Kippur we do not eat or drink, afflicting ourselves with five different types of affliction. On the other hand, the Torah refers to

Jonah the Prophet

Oct 04, 2019Comments off

  Rabbi Ginsburgh’s amazing discussion of Jonah the Prophet, the haftarah that we read on Yom Kippur. Photo by Jennett Bremer on Unsplash

Forgiving G-d

Aug 17, 2018Comments off

One of the beautiful and famous allusions of the month of Elul is the acronym of its letters to read, “Ani L’dodi V’dodi Li”, “I

Taking a Deeper Look at the Yom Kippur Serv...

Oct 02, 2014Comments off

Rectifying Inappropriate Audacity In the Torah there is an emphasis on the relationship between the Yom Kippur service in the Temple and the death of

Yom Kippur―the Antidote to Thanatophobia ...

Feb 19, 2014No Comments

The Black Hole Experience[1] We all love life and find it difficult to conceive of relinquishing our hold on it. However, for some individuals, this love of life