"I Was Suddenly Delivered a Summons to a Trial"
My life was calm and normal until I discovered I was under surveillance, my phone was tapped, I had been filmed and every step I took was recorded. Now I got the summons for the trial that may turn over my entire life!
How is Teshuvah Done? It All Begins With a Smile: 10 Important Facts
The Month of Elul is propitious for spiritual development and for repenting before the Day of Judgment. Here are 10 facts regarding the commandment of Teshuvah that can turn one’s sins into merits
Never Too Late to Make Amends
The thief returned the stolen clock after 28 years.
All It Takes is One Second to Repent
Sincere repentance doesn’t depend on time and amount but is measured by intensity, thoroughness and quality.
Ten Things Important to Know About Elul, the Month of Selichot
The month of Elul is the month of Mercy and Selichot. Ten things to know about this month.
How Can We Revitalize Ourselves Spiritually This Elul? 6 Ideas to Try
During the month of Elul, the gates of Heaven are open to anyone who wants to make himself a better person — on condition that he acts on his resolution. Here are some ideas that a person should work on for the month of Elul.
Elul: Forgiveness - Rabbi Daniel Gefen
Even if one is aware of his transgressions, he will not regret them if he does not know the full extent of the evil his transgressions represent. He may think, “What does it really matter if I ate without making a bracha, or I neglected Torah study - it’s not so terrible.”
Elul: Charity Begins at Home - R. Yemima Mizrachi
"If you have mercy on your own family members, Hashem will bless you"
What does one do if he hasn’t corrected his ways and Rosh Hashana is around the corner, does he still have a chance to correct himself?
10 Facts About the Month of Elul
This month is referred to as the month of ‘mercy and forgiveness’
Elul – Taking Responsibility for Ourselves
The Torah is telling us that repentance is not something that is out of our grasp, rather, it is easily attainable
Elul – An Opportune Time
What is the significance of this month? In what way should a person strive to make real changes during this period?