An in-depth exploration of the ‘al chet’ recited during Yom Kippur, ‘b’siach siftotenu’, ‘with our endless prattling’.
Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses what is the judgment of Rosh Hashana focused on.
In this Torah class (shiur) on the month of Elul, Mrs. Shoshie Nissenbaum explores the process of teshuva, including practical steps on acquiring a mindset of return. Mrs. Nissenbaum talks about the importance of our thoughts on Rosh Hashana, and how positive thinking will help us in the day of judgement.
In this chinuch class on making Torah concepts real to children of all ages, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller guides parents on how to introduce children to the mindset of Elul and the themes of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur on three levels; early childhood, middle childhood, and teens.
Rabbi Michael Taubes explores the final moments of the Yom Kippur davening (prayers) and the joy that comes with true forgiveness.
Rabbi Michael Taubes examines how the bulk of the Yom Kippur davening (prayers) is comprised of Mussaf, in which the details of the Yom Kippur service are described.
Rabbi Michael Taubes discusses the fundamental aspects of the Yom Kippur Davening (prayers), in particular Kol nidrei and viddui (confession).
Rabbi Michael Taubes discusses the Musaf prayer of Rosh HaShana, which contains essential themes of the holiday.
Rabbi Taubes discusses the significance of the Shofar that is blown during the Rosh HaShanah davening. Rabbi Taubes also discusses the custom to eat the simanim, the signs of Rosh Hashana.
In this question and answer session by Rebbetzin Heller, Jewish women throughout the world reach out with their daily challenges. Rebbetzin Heller addresses each question with sensitivity, wisdom, and humor. Some of the question included in this class are how to feel ready for judgement without attending shul on Rosh Hashana, how to cope with children who are struggling with their Judaism, and how one should deal with the attraction of secular novels and music.
Rabbi Taubes discusses the obligation for prayer. He points out that Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur are specifically designated as days of prayer. However, these days are also deemed as days of joy.
Understanding the monumental prayer of Aleinu L’shabai’ach recited in a unique fashion during the Yamim Noraim.
A unique look into the Yomim Noraim period.
If we are judged every day, why do we have a day of judgment on Rosh Hashanah?
In this class, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller expounds upon the Torah concept of Teshuva, repentance.
In this class (Shiur) Mrs Shira smiles discusses the Holy Day of Yom Kippur.
In this class (Shiur) Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses the importance of Teshuva.
In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles gives insight into the holy day of Yom Kippur.
In this class (shiur) on Yom Kippur, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the Al Cheit of Chillul Hashem, the terrible sin of disgracing the name of Hashem, and how we can live a life of bringing honor to His name.
In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the holy day of Yom Kippur.
The immense opportunity of the month of Elul.
In this Torah shiur (class) on Rosh Hashana, Mrs. Shira Smiles examines what we are actually davening for in the prayers for Rosh Hashana.
In this Torah shiur (class) on Yom Kippur, Rabbi Avishai David explores the origins of the tradition to blow the shofar on motzei Yom Kippur, bringing to light ideas about Yom Kippur and teshuva.
In this Torah shiur (class) on Yom Kippur, Mrs. Shira Smiles examines the reasons for reading Sefer Yonah on Yom Kippur, to gain a deeper understanding of what Yom Kippur is about.
This Torah shiur (class) on Rosh Hashana and Teshuva (repentance) by Rabbi Shimon Isaacson is packed with halachot (laws) and hashkafot (perspectives) relating to the call of the day.
Rabbi Hanoch Teller continues his theme of Teshuva, repentance, in this shiur (Torah class). The class discusses examples of true teshuva, and a discussion of what can be expected of us over the Days of Awe.
In this shiur (Torah class) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the “Al Chet” for items concerning food and drink, and focuses on the mindset one must develop through proper brachot, etiquette of eating, and netillat yadayim (washing of the hands).
In this Torah shiur (class) on Yom Kippur, Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about the prayer of Neilah, and in particular, the line that says that we should “refrain from the repressiveness of our hand.”
In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses the holy day of Yom Kippur.
In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Heller discusses Rosh Hashana and the Holy days.