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The Month of Elul

In the generation of the Exodus from Egypt, Moses ascended Mount Sinai three times. The first was to receive the Torah. The second was to plead with G-d for his forgiveness, after the Jewish people sinned in worshipping the golden calf.

Then, on the first day of Elul - the month immediately preceding Tishrei - Moses ascended the mountain a third time, to invoke G-d's abundant mercy for our complete atonement. He remained there for forty days, until Yom Kippur, when G-d cleansed us completely, as though we had never sinned.

Since then, these days are marked as a special period of Divine Grace, during which our sincere prayers are sure to find favor in the eyes of G-d.

Other Articles in this section:
Elul - Calendar
8/17/2014

18 Elul, 25 Elul and Erev Rosh Hashana - The days and the customs. 
Elul - Observances
8/21/2008

The Shofar is sounded every weekday morning, except on the last day of Elul - Erev Rosh Hashana. Psalm 27 is added to the daily morning and... 
The King in The Field
8/21/2008

When the king is enthroned in his palace, he is not easily accessible; audience is granted only to those who have merited his attention. But when... 
Psalm 27
8/21/2007

By David. The L-rd is my light and my salvation - whom shall I fear? The L-rd is the strength of my life - whom shall I dread? When evildoers... 
Essays - The King in the Field
8/21/2008

Before a king enters his city, its inhabitants go out to greet him and receive him in the field. At that time, anyone who so desires is granted... 
Essay - A Time To Take Stock
8/21/2008

Elul is a month of reckoning, when we take stock of all the aspects of our divine service over the previous year. The Rebbe Rayatz once compared... 
Essay - Chai Elul: Breathing New Life Into Our Divine Service
8/21/2008

The Eighteenth of the month of Elul is "the birthday of the two great luminaries" [1] - the Baal Shem Tov (R. Yisrael ben R. Eliezer, born 1698)... 
 

 


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