Torah reading for the 1st day of Rosh HaShannah (Genesis 21:1-34) “Sarah conceived, and bore Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which G-d had spoken to him.” – Genesis 21:2, JPS 1917 Tanach According to tradition, Sarah gave birth to Isaac on the 1st of Tishrei. This day isContinue reading “Insights: Rosh HaShannah”
B”H The significance of this day, the twenty-fifth day of Elul, is not well known. The 25th day of Elul corresponds to the day that Creation began. Inasmuch that, Rosh HaShannah is associated with the creation of the world, Tishrei 1st is denoted as “the birthday of the world.” Yet, Rosh HaShannah is actually “theContinue reading “The Birthday of the World”
B”H the Simplicity of Faith “And H’Shem, He it is that doth go before thee; He will be with thee, He will not fail thee, neither forsake thee; fear not, neither be dismayed.” – Deuteronomy 31:8, JPS 1917 Tanach Moshe encouraged Joshua and the people, for they were about to cross into the Promised Land.Continue reading “Emunah”
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