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The month of Elul is a month of love and compassion. In this time how does prayer help us to face and respond to pain and suffering?
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As we begin the holiday of Sukkot a letter to my child, my inner child, my essence, after re-emerging a bit on Yom Kippur.
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Please join Rabbi Jacobson in this not-to-be-missed pre-Yom Kippur program, including a special Yizkor memorial service, honoring and immortalizing the souls of our loved ones.
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Is dancing on Simchat Torah in oblivion of the world a form of escapism, or is it in fact a different means of experiencing reality?
Discover how you — and everyone around you — become healthier when you ask for forgiveness and correct any mistakes you may have committed. How making amends unleashes new reservoirs of potential within you.
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Once a year on Yom Kippur, the high priest entered the Holy of Holies. In the same vein, each person should enter his own holy of holies.
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A short explanation of the spiritual meaning of blowing the Shofar, this is an excerpt from best-selling 60 Days by Rabbi Simon Jacobson.
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The first ten days of the Jewish calendar are known as “the ten days of teshuvah.” These are days for soul-searching, repentance and return (teshuvah) to G-d.
Spiritual meaning of fasting: Yom Kippur is a taste of this future world of reverse biology. We will be sustained by hunger, and will experience other unnatural phenomena.
Seven days before Yom Kippur, the Kohen Gadol (“High Priest”) is removed from his home to his chamber in the Holy Temple. Learn about the significance of home in relation to Yom Kippur.