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Aleinu and L’Dovid: Humility and Sincerity
Aleinu and L’Dovid: Humility and Sincerity
Why do we recite Psalm 27 every day during Elul? How did Aleinu, part of Mussaf for Rosh HaShanah become part of our daily prayers? An expression of gratitude, an appreciation...
Sep 14, 2008
By Rabbi Mayer Waxman
Exalted Elul
Exalted Elul
A time of trembling, palpable fear and preparation. Learning about the month of Elul with Rabbi Yisrael Meir Paretsky, Rabbinic Coordinator and Group Leader, OU Kosher.
Sep 12, 2008
By Rabbi Yisroel Meir Paretzky
The Light of Elul vs. the Glitter of Madison Avenue
The Light of Elul vs. the Glitter of Madison...
Usually preventative measures are rabbinic, however when it comes to falsehood, even the Torah itself tells us to distance ourselves from it. A shiur by Rabbi Yosef Grossman, OU Director of Kosher...
Sep 11, 2008
By Rabbi Yosef Grossman
Spiritual Healing: Part II
Spiritual Healing: Part II
How do you heal the breach in your relationship with God and see past your biases to approach Him? Healing starts with illness. You need to muster the will to overcome...
Sep 10, 2008
By Rochi Lerner
The Four Stages of Repentance: Remorse
The Four Stages of Repentance: Remorse
The second step of teshuva is to feel remorse (charatah) over having sinned. How does it work? We have to realize our wrongdoings & attempt to repair. Second in a series...
Sep 9, 2008
By Rabbi Moishe Lichtenstein
Do You Forgive Me?
Do You Forgive Me?
Are you mochel me? Do you forgive me? A common question in the month of Elul. Hear about the other side of the coin – the obligation to forgive – with...
Sep 8, 2008
By Rabbi Chaim Goldberg
Elul: Growth and Change
Elul: Growth and Change
According to Rav Kook, Teshuva is the ability to confront old habits and not cling to them, to be free to explore new ways, attitudes, and behaviors. A Time for Personal...
Sep 7, 2008
By Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb
Rebuilding the Temple Within
Rebuilding the Temple Within
A‘ye’ka – Where are you? Look what has become of you! Elul & Tishrei – Rebuilding The Bais Hamikdash Within Ourselves with Rabbi Yosef Grossman, OU Director of Kosher Education and...
Sep 5, 2008
By Rabbi Yosef Grossman
The Month of Elul: My Beloved
The Month of Elul: My Beloved
Elul is a time when we renew our vows with God. How can we work on loving God and our fellow man? by Rabbi Dave Felsenthal, Director of OU Alumni Affairs
Sep 4, 2008
By Rabbi Dave Felsenthal
Spiritual Healing: Part I
Spiritual Healing: Part I
We are not infallible, but if we can destroy it, we can fix it. You are the master of your soul – first in a series on spiritual healing by Rochi...
Sep 3, 2008
By Rochi Lerner

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