This day will be observed on September 29, 2019 - October 01, 2019
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, is when God judges our deeds from the last year and seals our fates for the next. We enter into intense repentance, but the heavy themes can be overwhelming. How can we reconnect with God for the coming year?
Why do we mourn the murder of Gedaliah Ben Achikam? Of all the grand Biblical characters we know, what was so special about this man's death, that we are instructed to remember it for eternity?
Rosh Hashanah starts ten days of repentance that culminate with the holiday of Yom Kippur. How can we truly achieve atonement for our sins by the time we arrive at Yom Kippur?
A new year, a new start. The Talmud states that on Rosh HaShanah, God judges our deeds from the past year, and records our future fates for the coming year. Rosh Hashanah also starts the “Ten Days of Repentance” which culminate with Yom Kippur.
The holiday of Rosh HaShanah bears many titles. In the Torah, it is referred to as “Yom Teru’ah,” a day of shofar blasts. In Rabbinic sources, it is referred to as “Yom haDin,” the day of
The prayer services include the sections Malchuyot, Zichronot
Rosh HaShanah can seem overwhelming at first. It deals with very lofty and heavy themes, themes that many of us struggle to connect with. Aleph Beta goes in search of how can connect to Rosh HaShanah, and find relevance in a modern context.
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