Is Rosh Hashanah A Day Of Joy Or Judgement?

Rosh Hashanah: Is Judgment Day Supposed To be Joyful?

Rabbi David Fohrman
Rabbi David Fohrman


Rabbi Fohrman explores the concept of Rosh Hashanah in both the Mishnah and the Talmud and introduces Rosh Hashanah as a Day of Judgment. Focusing on the text of Nehemiah Chapter 8, he introduces the idea that a day of judgment could actually be celebrated instead of dreaded.