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

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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

Handling Mystical Experiences: The Shofar ...

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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,

Parashat Nitzavim (Rosh Hashanah): Only Tod...

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The Torah portion of Nitzavim deals mainly with the covenant between God and the Jewish People. The key word in this portion is “today." You

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

Of Unicorns and Men

Feb 24, 20112 Comments

A horn is also a musical instrument, beginning with the shofar, the crown of all musical instruments in the Torah. Unicorns have one horn protruding

Rosh Hashana 5771

Feb 23, 2011No Comments

Wishing you all a good and sweet year. This coming year, 5771, is a year of "conscious determination," a year of mind over matter, a