Rachael explains the exciting story of an ancient woman who taught a great Torah scholar a lesson on how to study.
Weekly Reflections | Rachael's Centre for Torah, Mussar & Ethics Toronto
During the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, we’re told we should build a hut and dwell in it, and not recreate a past experience through stories like we’re told to do during other holidays. We experience our past by actually doing it.
The days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, known as the Ten Days of Repentance, are a time when we ask for forgiveness from people who we have hurt. This tradition has moved from face to face confrontation to online to mass e-mailings and Facebook messages to the point where the real meaning behind it has been lost. Rachael explains.
When speaking about the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, synagogues everywhere are using the term “High Holy Days” breaking away from the more conventional “High Holidays.” But the word “holiday” comes from the term “holy days,” so why are they doing it?