On Simchas Torah, we conclude the Torah and then begin it once more. Which element is more important?
Let's examine the prayer for rain and its meaning.
What happened when a Russian Jew made it back to Russia?
Why do we circle the bima on Sukkot, and what does it have to do with Israel’s strife?
What unique message can we derive from the unique Sukkos focus on rainfall?
Why is this holiday so focused on eating?
Before the Yom Kippur war, the Israeli government was very hubristic about their abilities. What changed? And what gave them the ability to ultimately win the war?
When the synagogue reaches Aleinu, everyone breathes a sigh of relief. How did it suddenly end up in middle of High Holiday Musaf?
Against all odds, in the worst possible situation, an SS officer saved a ten-year old Jewish child—the translator of the machzor in your hands. What lesson can this teach us?
On the High Holidays, we come to shul and say, ‘G-d, You are the one in control—give us a good year.’ What does he want in return?