A Sweet New Year
of His Majesty
The Month of Elul is the final month in the Jewish year. This month is a particularly propitious time for prayer, self introspection, and repentance. It is a time of intense spiritual preparation for the coming year and the upcoming holiday of Rosh Hashanah.
Rosh Hashanah is celebrated on the first and second days of the first Jewish month of Tishrei, the beginning of the Jewish Year. This holiday is marked with solemnity, as it is the day on which the whole world is judged for the coming year. Rosh Hashanah is the birthday of the world – our Sages teach that the first Rosh Hashanah was the sixth day of Creation, when God Created man and woman. Every year, on this day, we proclaim G-d as our one and true King.