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of the Week
13 Tishrei 5781 - Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021
It is the task
of the People of Israel to bring the glory of G-d's kingdom to all
of creation. The offering of the 70 bulls on the festival of Sukkot
is in order that the influx of G-d's kingdom flows to all the nations
of the world.
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and spiritual exploration, where you can grow and learn in your own way, at your
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It follows then that Sukkot, which begins four days after Yom Kippur,
and Simchat Torah, are eight (or nine) days-worth of celebration that are
all the more joyful because they follow our positive Rosh Hashanah/Yom Kippur
judgment. Therefore, being happy is an important and overriding aspect of these
days, in that we display confidence that the Almighty has heard and accepted our
If you enjoyed Saturday
Night Full Moon", you're sure to want its sequel. Another collection
of intriguing Stories of Kabbalah Sages, Chasidic Masters and other Jewish Heroes
by Ascent's storymaster, Yerachmiel Tilles.