Rosh Hashana – Praying Like the Poor

Praying Like the Poor by Rabbi Shaul Robinson  Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Rabbi Shaul Robinson has served as the Senior Rabbi of Lincoln Square Synagogue since 2005. He received rabbinic ordination from Ohr Torah Stone’s Joseph & Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary. We approach the Yemei HaDin and Yamim Noraim in a manner that would have …

Read more

High Holidays Especially Important to Diaspora Jewry This Year

Rabbi Birnbaum in his study

High Holidays Especially Important to Diaspora Jewry This Year For many Diaspora Jews Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur play a defining role in their Jewish identity. This year, Covid-19 restrictions endanger this connecting thread. Testimonies from shlichim across the globe. By Rabbi Eliahu Birnbaum, Director of OTS’ Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel Emissary Programs | 13 September, …

Read more

“Shabbat Shalom” – Rosh Hashana 5781

This week’s “Shabbat Shalom” has been sponsored by the Charif Family of Sydney Australia in memory of Harry Sher (Hillel ben Chona) whose 23nd Yartzheit is on 2 Tishrei, 5781 Shabbat Shalom: Rosh Hashana By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  What is the essence of our faith, the purpose for which the Jewish people …

Read more