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I have been convicted…

Yep, I have been convicted. Sometimes, my words towards (and about) others are not what they should be…whether they come out of my mouth or flow through my fingers. Of course, my words start with my thoughts, which come from … Continue reading

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Elul 29 – Erev Rosh HaShanah tonight

Elul 29 – Erev Rosh HaShanah tonight Why are we lazy? Why do we overeat? Why are we always getting angry? If we are ever reprimanded for improper behavior, we usually have one ultimate response. “That’s how I am.” We … Continue reading

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Elul 28 – Approach to Rosh HaShanah

Elul 28 – Approach to Rosh HaShanah Elul, the Jewish month preceding Rosh HaShanah is known to be an acronym for the Hebrew words: Ani l’dodi v’dodi li – “I am for my beloved and my beloved is for me.” … Continue reading

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Elul 25 – The Countdown to Rosh HaShana

Elul 25 – The Countdown to Rosh HaShana Less than a week remains until Rosh HaShana, which is called “the birthday of the world.” In fact, Rosh HaShana is the birthday of the first humans – Adam and Eve. This … Continue reading

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Elul 23 – Aspects of the Shofar

Elul 23 – Aspects of the Shofar All aspects of the shofar – its shape, makeup, and sound – carry messages to us. The shofar must be bent – to bend our hearts and spirits. Narrow at the mouthpiece, wide … Continue reading

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Elul 22 – Blowing the Shofar

Elul 22 – Blowing the Shofar Blowing the Shofar on Rosh HaShannah is the mitzvah of the day. The shofar will be sounded 100 times during the Festival. We are now 1 week away from Erev of Rosh HaShannah, may … Continue reading

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Elul 21 – Faith in God’s Mercy

Elul 21 – Faith in God’s Mercy Moses had faith. Although he knew that the Jews had sinned and that there was no excuse for it, he had faith in God’s mercy and his faith gave birth to hope. As … Continue reading

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