Is Judgment Day Supposed To be Joyful?

Rosh Hashanah: A Day Of Judgment Or A Day Of Joy?

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.