Celebration & Trepidation: Rosh Hashanah With and Without the Sounds of the Shofar

This week’s shiur, “Celebration & Trepidation: Rosh Hashanah With and Without the Sounds of the Shofar”, was delivered by Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein, Director of Training and Placement for the OTS Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel Emissary Programs. Click here to download sources

Israelis Prepare to Celebrate the Year’s Holiest Days Under Lockdown

Israelis Prepare to Celebrate the Year’s Holiest Days Under Lockdown As the pandemic in the country worsens, officials warn that new restrictions might not be enough to cut infection rates significantly. Many people question the logic and motives behind the rules. By Isabel Kershner | Sept. 18, 2020 JERUSALEM — As Israelis prepare to celebrate …

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The breath of life and the shofar blasts

The breath of life and the shofar blasts The one biblical mitzvah that characterizes Rosh Hashanah reenacts the creation of humankind, an event that occurred on this very date in history Rabbanit Dena (Freundlich) Rock teaches Talmud and Halakha at Midreshet Lindenbaum, in addition to coordinating the school’s Matmidot Scholars program. Rosh Hashanah appears to …

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