Parshat Nitzavim: Parshah Resources
What will the coming year be all about? What are its secrets as revealed to the God fearing? Rabbi Ginsburgh explains how this week's parashah calls upon us to make signs, like acronyms and the like, in order to commit the Torah to our memory and mouths and then looks at the signs of the coming year, 5772.
Added: 24 Elul 5771 | 23 Sept. 2011
On Rosh Hashanah, all of creation stands before the Almighty in judgment. Surprisingly, we learn this from our parshah's first verse and from the Book of Job.Click here to read the full article.
Every day of our lives is a series of choices: between good and evil, blessing and curse and life and death. On the surface, the choice is not always clear. Often, we must peel away the outer shell of reality to discover the inherent good concealed in the choices that we face. In this audio lecture, Harav Ginsburgh presents us with the key to choosing life — focusing on the innate good in all reality. When we optimistically focus on the good in our world, we are empowered to actualize the blessing of life in all that we touch. Click here to read the full article.
The essence of Rosh Hashanah is reaccepting God’s reign over us. Normally, people imagine that kings rule by force. But, a righteous Jewish king must receive his mandate from the people.
A well known aphorism states that, “The past is no longer, the future is yet to be, and the present, is like the blink of an eye,” and the sages state that, “God’s salvation comes in the blink of an eye.” In order for us to experience God’s salvation, to merit “Mashiach now!” we must strengthen our connection with the fleeting moment of the present.