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The Sounding of the Shofar

Bar Sheshet shofar in Haifa

On today’s program, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein teaches us that on Rosh Hashanah, a key ritual is the blowing of the shofar, or ram's horn.

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur - A Time to Fast and Purify

September 18, 2018

On today’s program, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein teaches us that on Yom Kippur, Jews observe a 25-hour fast from sundown to sundown.


man praying at Western Wall

The Holiest Day of the Year

September 17, 2018

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein continues his teachings on the High Holy Days and explains the significance of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.


Yael - Rosh Hashanah

A New Beginning

September 14, 2018

On today’s program, Yael Eckstein recounts her memories of Rosh Hashanah as a child.


Our Free Will

September 12, 2018

Rabbi Eckstein explains how in the Jewish faith, sin is a proclivity, not a condition of our humanness.