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Rosh Hashanah is not mentioned in the Torah as a day of judgment. In the Torah Rosh Hashanah is identified as a day of zikaron (remembering) & of shofar. If you’re viewing this on a portable device, such as a phone, … Continued
There are many aspects to Rosh Hashanah: it’s the beginning of the year, it’s a day of judgement, & it’s the day we coronate Hashem as King. What is the connection between these seemingly different aspects of the day? If … Continued
On Rosh Hashanah we are judged as we are now (like Yishmael). It seems hard to believe that we can just be good for 48 hours and receive a good judgement! At the same time, we say in davening that … Continued
Rosh Hashanah is a peculiar holiday: when one is going to court they are usually scared, yet we enter Rosh Hashanah confident we will be judged favorably!?! Further, this attitude seems to contradict other aspects of the day! If you’re … Continued