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Rosh Hashana 5777 - Rabbi's Drosha; A Day to Express Gratitude

Why do we blow Shofar on Rosh Hashanah?
Although many reasons are given, the most fundamental and historic reason takes us back to that very first Rosh Hashanah - the day of Adam’s creation.

Immediately after his “birth” on that very first Rosh Hashanah, Adam gathered all his fellow creatures and said to them “Let us give thanks to G-d and crown Him as King of the Universe.” He then sounded the Shofar and proclaimed, “Come, let us bow down, let us prostrate ourselves before G-d Who made us!”

It turns out that the very first mitzvah performed by a human being was an expression of gratitude to the One who gave him life. Read More

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Fri, 9 December 2016 9 Kislev 5777

The Daily Word

A true believer doesn't need breathtaking miracles. He sees G-d's Hand in the everyday miracles of life, health & livelihood and thanks Him!

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