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THE SHOFAR: BLASTING THROUGH TO OUR TRUE SELF

  I’d like to present three puzzling teachings of our Sages concerning the shofar we blow on Rosh Hashanah, and explain how they can all be understood through one fundamental concept. First of all, why do we use a ram’s horn … more

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PREPARING FOR ROSH HASHANAH

  I once overheard a conversation that echoes in my ears every year around this season. A young son of a rabbi who was looking to become wealthy asked one of his father’s wealthy congregants how he can get rich. … more

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