This morning we blew shofar in shul after the service. The sound (lucky us) came out bright and clear. Our souls were touched (so so) and we set out on the spiritual path leading from the Selichot to Rosh Hashanah, then Yom Kippur, then Sukkot, then Simchat Torah then a nice, long, uneventful November.
Did you know Chanukah and Thanksgiving are on the same day this year? Thursday, November 28.
Makes you think.
Anyway, this kid can really work the horn, is all I can say. Happy Elul!
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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