Archive for the Yakach יָכַח Category

The Compassionate Father

God is depicted many ways in Judaism. As a loving Father and a just King, God is approached by the Jewish people through prayer, both by spontaneous heartfelt expressions and deeply meaningful liturgical prayers. This liturgy is the heartbeat of the Jewish people. Three times a day […]

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The Nations’ Inheritance

The Jewish people are God’s chosen people, and the land of Israel is their inheritance. God took the Jewish people out of the land of Egypt and brought them up into the land of promise and established them in Israel. Even though throughout history, the Jewish people […]

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Festivals in Genesis: Rosh HaShanah

One of the most important rituals of Torah life is the biblical calendar. God tells the children of Israel: “These are the appointed feasts of the LORD that you shall proclaim as holy convocations; they are my appointed feasts” (Leviticus 23:2). The Jewish people are to join […]

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