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Rosh Hashanah

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Rosh Hashanah: (lit. “head of the year”); the solemn New Year holiday, falling on 1 and 2 Tishrei, and beginning the ten Days of Repentance.
His black fedora was cocked gangster-like to the right, and the tails of his frock coat flapped with every step. My Kenya-born nurse rushed into the room and brought a Jewish colleague, who was proud to be an insider...
"Today is the day before Rosh Hashanah," his Zeide explained. "Today we do not blow Shofar. Tomorrow morning, we will blow the shofar in shul." The child did not comprehend the reasons. He kicked and screamed, telling his Zeide, "One more blast! One more ...
This year has been the most meaningful to me as a Jewish woman because the coming of the High Holy Days marks one full year since I decided to explore and immerse myself in Judaism. I actually started this journey as an experiment...
At every juncture, on every bridge, at every bend in the road, with every turn of the head, someone lives, someone dies, someone waits, someone cries...
Hamelech
Why did the great chassidic master Rabbi Aaron of Karlin faint when he came to the word “Hamelech” in the Rosh Hashanah prayers?
A King had an only son, the apple of his eye. The King wanted his son to master different fields of knowledge and to experience various cultures, so he sent him to a far-off country...
"When the duke responded with a showering of compliments, I hardly believed my good fortune."
Wordlessly, the Rebbe curled his arm around Shloyme’s elbow, and together they strode through the crowded sanctuary.
None would buy the great soul of R. Levi Yitzchak on Rosh Hashanah.
None would buy the great soul of R. Levi Yitzchak on Rosh Hashanah.
Was I really returning home, or just to the memories of what once was?
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