10 Reasons for Blowing the Shofar

This list was compiled by the 10th century sage, Rabbi Saadia Gaon. 1. The Shofar is like the trumpet which announces the coronation of a...

5 Reason 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...

Rav Moshe Shmuel Shapira – 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...

Rosh Hashanah: Holy Smokes!

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky Every Holiday has its particular observances. Most of them are clear and finite mitzvos and rituals. They are often finite and...

Audio: Rav Reisman On Parshas Nitzavim-Vayeilech

The following is a shiur delivered by Harav Yisroel Reisman, maggid shiur in Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d’asra of Agudath Israel of...

Audio: Rav Mintz On Parshas Nitzavim-Vayeilech

Each week, Rav Chaim Mintz, Mashgiach of the Yeshiva of Staten Island and founder and head of Oorah Kiruv Rechokim, offers, via telephone,...

Rav Brazil On Parshas Nitzavim

By Rav Shmuel Brazil The parsha begins with the statement that Yisrael is standing today all of them before Hashem Elokeichem. The Zohar says that...

Parshas Nitzavim: Heartspeak

By Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky Teshuva. It is the word of the hour, and there is no better time for the Torah to talk about it...

Parshas Vayeilech: Lessons To Be Learned From The Jealousy Of Moshe Rabbeinu

By Rabbi Yissocher Frand In Parshas VaYeilech, The Almighty informs Moshe of the sad news that "Behold the day of your death is approaching" ....

Audio: Rav Reisman On Parshas Ki Savo

The following is a shiur delivered by Harav Yisroel Reisman, maggid shiur in Yeshiva Torah Vodaas and mara d'asra of Agudath Israel of...