Ascent Lights

Contemporary Illuminations from Ascent-of-Safed's director - Rabbi Shaul Leiter - & other staff & guest teachers

Sequencing Judgment and Atonement
To "be observant" means more than just "to watch"
Head of the Year
We must try to use every moment of the two days of Rosh Hashanah in a positive way
Karma vs the Reset Button
From a spiritual perspective it seems short-sighted to ask G-d to press the reset button and restart our lives with a clean slate.
Rosh HaShana Prayer-Visioning
We should come to Rosh Hashana with a proposal in hand. As if to say, “G-D, this is what I’m going to do for you this year. The ROI is unquestionably worth your while.”
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