Elul Activities: Getting Ready for the Holidays

Chevre, This Sunday begins the month of Elul – twenty-nine days leading up to Rosh Hashana and the period of our most intense introspection and reflection. That period of time can be most productive, spiritually speaking, when we build up towards it. Similar to...

The Vow of a Woman Meets Our Interpretive Tradition 

Chevre, “Moses spoke to the heads of the Israelite tribes, saying: This is what the Lord has commanded: If a man makes a vow to the Lord or takes an oath imposing an obligation on himself, he shall not break his pledge; he must carry out all that has crossed his lips....
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