February 24, 2017
The prefatory verse of the Amidah reminds us that while prayer is mostly written in the language of 'we,' it yearns to be experienced in the language of 'I.'
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
Hoshanah Rabbah, the seventh day of Sukkot, marks the thematic end of the High Holiday period.
This portion records the first instance in the Torah of someone initiating a dialogue with God.