Yes, we have to feel remorse, and yes, it may very well be appropriate on an individual level to be moved to tears, but on the whole, our sages teach us that the confessional is actually a time to be happy.

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In the spirit of Rosh Hashana, I want to wish each and every one of you, the United with Israel family, a Shana Tova – a happy and healthy New Year filled with God's blessing. I have some spiritual insights to share with you.

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The way that Jewish people greet each other on Rosh Hashana is, frankly, a fascinating subject on its own, reflecting the different cultures, communities and levels of observance.

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Magic show

This week’s Torah portion is 'Shoftim,' and it contains over 40 of the 613 commandments. One of these commandments is somewhat magical. Let’s see how.

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The Temple’s bricks and stone have been destroyed, but the Divine Promise still stands. The Temple will be rebuilt and until that day Zion will never be forgotten.

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