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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...

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...

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...

Rav Moshe Shmuel Shapiro: Is Rosh Hashanah a Day of Teshuva?

We all know that Rosh HaShana is not a day where we bombard Hashem with our wish list for the upcoming year. But is...

The Halachos and Minhagim of Rosh Hashanah: A Review

By Rabbi Y. Dov Krakowski The following is meant as a convenient review of Halachos pertaining to Rosh Hashana. The Piskei Din for the most...