Close your eyes, breathe in deeply, now exhale slowly… That was easy, wasn’t it? Not for everyone…
It is a fitting bracha with which to end Simchat Torah and Sukkot, in which three times we are commanded to rejoice. After the solemness of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, this gives us its blessings: “May you have nothing but joy!”
About the Author: Dvora Waysman is the author of 13 books, one of which, “The Pomegranate Pendant” was made into the movie “The Golden Pomegranate.” Born in Australia, she has lived in Jerusalem for 44 years.
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