The mitzvah of the arba minim and sukkah appear to be opposites. We are required to hold the 4 minim in hand (נטילת לולב) and one is obligated to own his own set. The Sukkah on the other hand envelops us and there’s no concept of לכם. What are the messages of each one? When the […]
How is annulment of vows (Kol Nidrei) connected to the essence of Yom Kippur? The Avodah of Aseres Yemei Teshuva and Yom Kippur in general and in a leap year in particular. Dedicated to the Refuah shleima of Shulamis bas Sara Sosha
Delivered at the pre-Shavuos program in Congregation Ohr Torah, Silver Spring, MD.
Delivered at pre-Shavuos program at Congregation Ohr Torah, Silver Spring, MD.
Why is the first day of Pesach not included in the count of the Omer? How is the first day of Pesach different from the rest of the holiday and from Sefirat HaOmer?