Monday 27 Elul

Elul 27 is the yahrtzeit of Rabbi Shalom Rokeach (1779-1855), founder of the Belz Chassidic dynasty.

Thursday 1 Tishrei

Today is Rosh Hashana, marking the creation of Adam and Eve (3760 BCE) and the binding of Isaac and the passing of Sara in 1677 BCE.  It is also the day when Noach sent the Dove for its third and final mission.  When the Dove did not return, Noach knew that the land had dried and that the flood has ceased.

Shabbat 3 Tishrei

Rebbetzin Devorah Leah, daughter of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi and mother ofRabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch (the “Tzemach Tzedek”), passed away on this date just three days after her young son’s third birthday.