It’s All in the Name, by Rabbi Tzvi Alyesh

This week, we move on to the Second Book of the Torah, known in Hebrew as Shemot, and in English as Exodus. This week’s parshah launches the enslavement of the Jewish people, a horrible, sadistic servitude that would last over two centuries. Through the back-breaking manual labor and the desecration of their dignity, the Jewish […]

The Orchestra of Rosh Hashanah

Head of the YearLabor Day is behind us, the heat of summer is subsiding, and Rosh Hashanah is just around the corner. The holiday, marking the beginning of the Jewish New Year, is known for stirring prayer services, symbolic foods we eat during the evening meals (apples and challah dipped in honey are beloved treats), […]