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7th of Elul

Posted by: erika on: August 13, 2013

From Jewels of Elul We welcome the companionship but wish the circumstances were different. Will we know the meit (the deceased) or recognize the body that was loaned to him for his journey on this earth? We were told his name and the name of his parents – not much more. We know even less about his neshama, […]

2nd of Elul

Posted by: erika on: August 8, 2013

From Ritualwell. Each year as summer fades into fall, Jewish tradition invites us to turn inwards. The month of Elul precedes the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. We dedicate this time to preparing ourselves for the holidays so that we can experience them as fully as possible. During Elul we are […]

1st of Elul, 5773 Rosh Chodesh Elul

Posted by: erika on: August 7, 2013

Today is the first of Elul. I’ve been asking on Twitter and Facebook for what Elul conjures or brings up for people and have gotten a wide variety of awesome responses. What does Elul mean for you?


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