On Rosh HaShanah, we stand on the razor’s edge between two realities. This is the Day of Judgment, the day on which we are called to understand the impact each of us has had on others, the Jewish people, and the world. The good. The harm. In anticipation of atonement – of setting things right – we become uncompromisingly honest about ourselves.
At the very same moment we’re called to remember that this is HaYom Harat Olam, this is the birthday of the world. Legend says that Rosh HaShanah is the day on which God summoned divine creativity to make the universe, to create the beauty, wonder,... Read More