Monthly Archive: October 2016

Vayelech – Shabbat Shuva

It is customary in the days between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur to perform the ritual of Kaparot, involving a symbolic transfer of one’s guilt upon some valuable, either upon money, which is then...

Nitzavim – Constant Change

In the first chapter of Kohelet (Ecclesiastes 1:4) Solomon states: “A generation departs and a generation arrives and the earth survives forever.” I recently saw a unique interpretation cited by Rabbi Wein. This verse...