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Jewish Holidays

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, marks the beginning of the Year on the Hebrew Calendar as it is the day on which man was created. It is the day when our deeds of the past year are judged. We blow the shofar and the prayers of the day center around proclaiming God as our king.

Dancing and Clapping on Shabbat and Yom Tov

September 1, 2021, by

In the last shiur we looked at showering on Yom Tov and the tricky question of whether the halacha, as laid down by the Gemara and the Shulchan Aruch, is still unchanged today, give the different reality of bathing habits in the 21st Century. In this shiur we will engage with the issue of dancing […]

Daily Rosh Hashana

August 26, 2021, by

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Showering on Yom Tov

August 26, 2021, by

In today’s world, where many people shower at least once daily, not showering can be a cause of discomfort. Where there are two days of Yom Tov – such as a Rosh Hashana in all places or other Chagim in chu’l, this concern is deepened. In some cases there can be three days of Chag […]