Month of Elul
The month of Elul is characterized, spiritually, as the month in which the Jewish people renews its "marriage" vows with our Creator.
Elul is known as “the month of the bride”. The metaphor for the bride and groom is derived from “The Song of Songs”, which explores the relationship between G-d (the groom) and the Jewish people (the bride). Elul embodies a Divine love, and its name symbolizes the dynamic of that love and marriage commitment.
Our calling is to marginalize (and possibly eliminate) so-called “religious” behavior that feeds the stereotype of close-minded, unevolved and condescending religiosity. And more importantly, reintroduce the alternative – faith and religion that allows man to actualize and shine in his full glory.Read More