Elul

How Yoga's Wisdom Can Help Us Prepare for Elul

I often hear my yoga teachers' words when I embark on a new project or endeavor. Today, as we get ready to usher in the month of Elul, the preparatory month for the High Holidays, I keep thinking to myself: What is my intention?

What Is Elul?

Elul is the Hebrew month preceding Rosh HaShanah, during which one engages in self-reflection and evaluation in preparation for the High Holidays. Traditionally, the shofar is blown each day during the month.

A Poem for Elul

Poet Stacey Robinson: "I stand here, ready to begin again, to follow this road of dust, that stretches before me."