A Mother’s Rosh Hashana Prayer

By Bracha Goetz Udel was the daughter of the Baal Shem Tov. When this story happened, she was the young mother of a delightful baby boy. It...

Buffett Calls Pessimists About United States ‘Out Of Their Mind’

Uncertainty about how the United States will cope with growing tumult in the world has not dampened Warren Buffett's optimism for the country's prospects...

5 Reasons Why We Dip Apples In Honey

The minhag to eat special fruits in Rosh HaShanah is from the Gemara in Horiyos 12a. While the gemara gives a list of recommended...

Trump’s Former Lawyer To Testify In Public Next Month In Senate’s Russia Probe

Michael Cohen, a close associate of President Donald Trump and former lawyer for his business, has agreed to speak to the Senate Intelligence Committee...

10 Reasons for Blowing the Shofar

This list was compiled by Rav Saadia Gaon: 1. The Shofar is like the trumpet which announces the coronation of a king. That is why...

Clinton Slams Trump’s ‘Rocket Man’ Speech

Hillary Clinton slammed President Trump’s speech to the UN during a visit to “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Tuesday night. Trump’s former rival...

A Basic Understanding Of The Tekios

By Rabbi Doniel Neustadt One of the most important mitzvos of Rosh Hashanah is the Biblical command to blow the shofar. Although the significance of this...

An Eruv Tavshilin Primer

By Rabbi Moshe Zywica, Executive Rabbinic Coordinator   This year’s holiday season is fast approaching and we will be given the opportunity to perform the rabbinic edict of Eruv...