17.09.2012 01.Tischrei. 5773 Rosch Haschanah 1
Let us hope that this new year will deepen the awareness and sensitivity, between us and ourselves, and those around us.
Jewish holidays generally commemorate historical events. Passover takes us back to the time of the Exodus from Egypt, Shavuot celebrates the day the Torah was received, and Succot commemorates either the temporary dwelling booths or the clouds of glory in the desert. Even Yom Kippur is traditionally mentioned as the day when the people of Israel received atonement for the sin of the Golden Calf, which was followed by Moses’s descent from Mount Sinai holding the second set of tablets….