A TIME FOR PERSONAL REFLECTION - Rabbi David Aaron
Rosh Hashanah, the Day of Judgment, is actually the day that humanity was created. It is the birthday of the first human beings, Adam and Eve. Why do we celebrate our collective birthday at a time when we are being judged in the court of Hashem? Not quite the fun birthday party that we might have hoped for. Read More
Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement which is defined by love and forgiveness. On Yom Kippur we get a glimpse of ourselves, our choices, and our relationship to Hashem from another perspective-Hashem's perspective-and come to recognize how inseparably close we are to Hashem. This is the transformative... Read More
In addition to living in the sukkah and waving the four species, it is customary on Sukkot to read the book of Koheles (Ecclesiastes), written by King Solomon. The Talmudic sages tell us that King Solomon was inspired to write this book when he realized that the Temple... Read More
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