Rosh Hashanah holiday begins Wednesday night October 20th to Friday October 22nd, followed by Shabbos, October 23rd. 

On Rosh Hashanah, the most universal of all Jewish holidays, we commemorate the creation of the human being. Creation began with one human being called Adam so all of humanity would know that there is one creator. Adam contained the souls of all people, men and women, of all nations,for generations to come. The prayers of Rosh Hashanah are designed for us to tap into the original divine vision and purpose for creation. In so doing, our souls are uplifted and we can receive a glimpse of the people God wants us to be. On Rosh Hashanah Continue Reading

Tune into the blessing of Tu B’Av, the most beautiful day of the year

Tu B’Av, the full moon in the Hebrew month of Av, is one of the most hidden, joyous and spiritually beautiful days. According to the Jewish calendar, Tu B’Av begins at sunset on SUNDAY, AUGUST 6TH and ends at sunset on MONDAY, AUGUST 7th. Unlike other Biblical holidays Tu B’Av has no ritual garments at this time in the form of mitzvot to display or publicize her beauty. Many people do not even know of her special blessings. My teacher Reb Shlomo of blessed memory used to say about holidays like Tu B’Av. The higher the holiday, the fewer people know about it and even how to celebrate and honor it.

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