Crash Course on Rosh Hashanah

A fascinating overview of the holiday and how to maximize the power of the day.

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Dedicated in the merit that Neorah Bat Shoshana have a complete healing. By Brenda and Steven Arenson

Comments (22)

(22) Judith, September 30, 2014 2:17 PM


Great explanation to Rosh Hashana's true meaning and it's purpose for us.Thank you Rabbi!

(21) Anonymous, August 11, 2014 4:35 AM

Todah Rabah Rabbi for the teaching on Rosh Hashanah

(20) Anonymous, September 10, 2013 12:14 AM

Thank you

Thank you, Rabbi.

(19) Gail Cox , USA, September 3, 2013 9:04 PM


I have never heard such a beautiful, concise explaination of this wonderful time!! I teach this and all Feasts to Christian communities - this is just perfect!! Thank you !! Shana Tovah

(18) Rob M, September 17, 2012 3:21 PM

Finally beginning to understand

Rabbi, excellent presentation. I read hebrew but don't understand it and never really understood the meaning of the Rosh Hashannah service. To me it was always looked upon as drudgery, 7 hours of listening to jibberish but it is something to be endured, not cherished or valued. I'm 46 years old and your explanation was the first that breaks down the portions of the service and the meaning behind each. I'll be looking at it in a whole new way from now on and I thank you. L'Shana Tova.

(17) anderson Cherry, September 17, 2012 10:51 AM

I think your vdio was inspiring and I did help me a lot what the jewish new year means thank you and God blessing on you and your family

(16) Tikvah, September 16, 2012 6:14 PM


Thank you for that very concise and well done explanation. It was very helpful. Shana Tova

(15) Hadassah, September 16, 2012 6:42 AM

thank you!

Rabbi Goldhar, you did a terrific job.Thanks to you my rosh hashanah will surely be more meaningful.You have an amazing ability to break down info. in such a clear and interesting way. Thank you and have a sweet new year!

(14) karen, September 15, 2012 5:24 PM

I thought this was a wonderful thought provoking and delightful video

(13) Grace, September 12, 2012 12:18 PM

Brilliant! Thanks

Thanks for sharing the knowledge so simply and yet so powerfully! God bless you.

(12) farinaz, September 11, 2012 12:48 PM


Hi Nation of God ! I am Iranian and i want to Congratulate your ROSH HASHANA in iranian TV .I need a beautiful song about ROSH HASHANA ,I want to be translated it into Persian,and insert subtitles.and the day of Rosh Hashanah gives his to all Jwish People who lives in Iran .I want to express my love for Jwish People .can YOU give me a video of the song Rosh Hashana???

(11) Carol Topf, August 7, 2012 7:08 PM

Wonderful job, R. Goldhar

It is inspiring to see how successful you have been in finding ways to educate others. May Hashem bless you in all your endeavors. Shana tova to you and the family.

(10) Michal, September 28, 2011 3:26 PM

That is really great.

In a short time we are told a great amount of knowledge. Not one word is superfluous, and not one word is lacking. It really is a pleasure to listen. Thank you for giving this lecture and thank you for sending it to us through Aish-ha-Torah. To all of you: Shana tova!!!

(9) Marius Ichim, September 28, 2011 10:17 AM

Beautiful and great.

(8) Yitz Wyne, September 28, 2011 9:43 AM

Oh my gosh - This is so fantastic!!!!!!

Avraham- keep up the amazing work!

(7) Anonymous, September 27, 2011 5:51 PM

ur amazing keep up the great work

(6) Elisabeth Soros, September 26, 2011 3:11 AM

Thsank You! Great! Short and giving us thouhts for the Holiday and after!

(5) Abbie Adler, September 25, 2011 5:08 PM

What a timely refresher and so well done

Thanks for keeping me educated on the Jewish Holidays. I think you would make an exceptional life coach. Have you ever thought of that?

(4) Joy, September 25, 2011 3:56 PM


Direct, clear and uplifting...thank you and Shana Tova

(3) Anonymous, September 25, 2011 3:56 PM

Great summary

I'm a new convert and always looking for ways to explain RH and YK to my friends and family. This video was a great way to give an overview for and a wonderful reminder of all of the purposes of the HH.

(2) Henry Wiltschek, September 25, 2011 3:47 PM


Certainly fascinating and very well presented

(1) steven, September 25, 2011 8:11 AM

Excellent, thank you Rabbi Goldhar

This video gave such an excellent, straightforward, inspiring and moving summary of Rosh Hashanah. I wish I had seen this 30 years ago.


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