Reasons for Rosh Hashana Customs
Learn about the laws and customs regarding reciting kiddush, lighting candles, hearing the shofar, eating the simanim and preparing food on Rosh Hashana
Erev Rosh Hashana
Learn about the laws and customs performed on Erev Rosh Hashana
The Sound of the Shofar: A Time to Cry
When the shofar is sounded it is time for you to cry—a wordless cry like the weeping cry of our Mother Rachel, like the piercing cries of our Mother Sarah
Respecting Others Opinions
The High Holy Days are an especially propitious time to look at our lives and our relationships, and to identify the unnecessary barriers that stand between us
Rosh Hashanah in Berditchev: One Small Prayer
Why did the great 'Reb Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev' arrive late for the blowing of the shofar?
Rosh Hashanah - The True Crowning of the King
How can we achieve the goal of crowning G-d as the King of the universe? R. Yemima Mizrachi explains how to love G-d more than anything else in the world
Praying with Light - R. Yemima Mizrachi
We are meant to be full of light, to remain positive, to keep the perfect balance throughout our prayers if we want them to be fulfilled on Rosh Hashana
Rosh Hashana - A Good Omen
Rosh Hashanah is a Festival which would obligate one to have festive meals. On the other hand, it is a day of prayer, judgment and repentance, which would obligate one to fast. How can this contradiction be reconciled?
The Unique Light of Rosh Hashanah
How is it that we spend an entire month preparing for Rosh Hashanah with repentance while, on Rosh Hashanah itself, our prayers seem to totally change direction? Our prayers express our profound yearning for Hashem and the revelation of His mastery and absolute dominion
Laws and Customs of Rosh Hashana
Basic laws regarding Kiddush, the Shofar blowing and the two days of Rosh Hashana
The Ten Days of Repentance
Laws regarding the prayer services during the Ten Days of Repentance
Erev Rosh HaShana
Laws and customs on the eve of Rosh Hashana
10 Facts About Apples and Honey
Do you like adding honey to your tea? Think twice before you do it
Shofar Blowing - 10 Thoughts
10 ideas to keep in mind during the sounding of the Shofar
The Importance of New Beginnings
Rosh Hashana correctly lived should leave one supercharged. The energy achieved should be so great that the rest of the year can be lived accordingly - not as a mere continuation, but as a constant experience of newness!
Rosh Hashana - What is Really Important to Us?
Our reward in the world to come is created by what we value in this world.
Rosh Hashana - Don’t Miss Out on the Opportunity
Rosh Hashana is a time of tremendous opportunity to make long-lasting changes. Why is there so much emphasis on Prayer on Rosh Hashana?