Rosh HaShanah

30 08 2021

The Year That Was – The Year That Can Be

2021-08-30T21:26:01+00:00

Another year has passed. In a matter of days, we will all be wishing each other a happy New Year, a year of health, happiness, and prosperity.  It’s been another year under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, which is now back with a vengeance in its 4th wave. Still, it is important to look [...]

The Year That Was – The Year That Can Be2021-08-30T21:26:01+00:00
8 09 2020

All the Difference – Thoughts before Rosh Hashanah

2020-09-08T09:59:04+00:00

The final week of every Jewish year is a time for reflection over the year that was and an attempt to see how we can better ourselves in the coming year.  This past year will always be one everyone will remember. On the plus side This year included the largest and grandest completions of Shas [...]

All the Difference – Thoughts before Rosh Hashanah2020-09-08T09:59:04+00:00
18 09 2019

The 23 Day Challenge

2019-09-18T11:42:43+00:00

We are now focusing on the approaching Rosh HaShanah.  As much as this is a time for spiritual preparation, it is also a time when practical preparation can go a long way toward preserving our health. This 23-day holiday time period also includes Yom Kippur, Succot, Chol HaMoed and Simchat Torah. It’s a time of [...]

The 23 Day Challenge2019-09-18T11:42:43+00:00
4 09 2018

Rosh HaShana 5779

2018-09-04T13:14:53+00:00

As we approach the New Year of 5779, Haba Aleinu L’tovah, there is always what to reflect upon as we look back at the past year. There is also some trepidation in terms of what awaits us in the coming year. This past year has been one of the most interesting years I’ve had since [...]

Rosh HaShana 57792018-09-04T13:14:53+00:00
27 09 2016

A Story for Rosh Hashanah

2017-01-15T12:21:54+00:00

Prior to writing my columns, I always try to think through an idea before I put it to paper.  This column was to be no exception and I actually began mapping it out in my mind several weeks ago.  Just when you think you have it all down, something comes along that you can’t ignore [...]

A Story for Rosh Hashanah2017-01-15T12:21:54+00:00
3 09 2015

It’s That Time of Year…

2017-01-19T14:53:17+00:00

Here we are in the midst of the month of Elul, the last year in the Jewish calendar.  It’s a time of reflection and it is also a time of preparation.  We are all focusing now on introspection and planning for Rosh HaShanah, the Day of Judgment, and the ten days of tshuva leading to [...]

It’s That Time of Year…2017-01-19T14:53:17+00:00