With this modern translation, the English-reading public can study Jewish law as taught by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, the Alter Rebbe, from the original source. This volume covers the laws of Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur.
This guide leads you page by page through the Chabad Rosh Hashana/ Yom Kippur prayer book, explaining what prayers are found on each page, their background, meaning, and the proper action required at each point.
In 1940, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, delivered one of his very first discourses, after settling on American shores. Now for the first time, HaChodesh HaZeh L`Chem, an exploration of the mystical meaning of the Hebrew months of Tishrei and Nissan, has been eloquently translated into English.
On the last Saturday night before Rosh Hashanah, after midnight, Jews around the world gather to recite the penitential prayers which usher in the Days of Awe - Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the intervening days.