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Ecclesiastes, the Book of

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Ecclesiastes, the Book of: A book of Tanach containing Solomon's wise observations on life. In many communities it is read on the holiday of Sukkot.
Question: In our synagogue, we read the book of Kohelet on Sukkot. I believe it’s called “Ecclesiastes” in English. What is the reason for this custom? Response: A major theme of Kohelet is the futility of mundane pursuits and pleasures, and the search fo...
thank the Byrds for their introduction to a lesson in Kohelet, Ecclesiastes.
Fate and destiny in the thought of Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik.
Question: When I started all this, I felt so excited about being Jewish and following all the laws, but now it is such a struggle and kind of feels like this heavy burden. Like a bunch of can't do this and that, and have to do this and this. But I also do...
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