Although surprising to some, we not only believe Satan exists – we even do things to confuse him! This is perhaps truest in the days leading up to, and on our Jewish New Year. With copious Torah-true sources establishing his existence, we go on to carefully analyze rabbinic writings...
Category - High Holidays
Although sharing good wishes with family and friends in the lead up to Rosh Hashanah – in word and writing – seems so natural to this season; it...
Psalm 27’s prophetic poetic prose encapsulate the soul’s yearning; seeming to organically reflect Elul energy and this spiritually saturated season...
Discover history, rhyme and reason of the pre-High Holiday month-long Shofar sounding. Although the ululating of the Ram’s horn has become synonymous...
Ram Remembrances — How the Memorial Blasts launch the New Year for us!
A Torah class by Rabbi Mendel Kaplan on Emor — Fifth Reading
Yom Kippur as a “Day of Teshuvah”A foundational teaching about our Day of Atonement!
Class III: “Praying for Honour?”
A study of the unique High Holiday liturgy seeking to shed light on its seeming anomalies.
Messianic Subduing of Nations: by the Force of Spirit, not the Spirit of Force!Shofar Moshiach
“Slaying Satan” and the “Guarantee of Goodness” The third propitious verse of Psalm 119 recited in preparation for Shofar blowing.
Opening Your Machzor — Class II: “Praying for Fear?!” This study of the RoshHaShanah prayers will focus on one of the strangest requests we make!