Tag Archives: Elul

Elul – Spatial Bend Brings Heavens Closer

Heavens touches earth this month, beginning today.  Think of a tall father bending over his small son and thereby allowing the son to reach his hand easily, letting his son see into his face.  There is a spatial bend whereby … Continue reading

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Elul – a time for repentance

We’ve begun the month of Elul this past week.  Elul is the last month before judgment.  Next month comes Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, when each member of mankind is judged for past year’s actions and decrees are written for … Continue reading

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Selichos Begin — a month of beseeching and improving (Yud Gimmel Middos)

Selichos, those special holy prayers said on fast days and many times on Yom Kippur, they are said every day of this month in the wee hours, before the sun comes up.  Selichos literally translated means forgivenesses and it is … Continue reading

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