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  1. Elul is a time of Teshuvah.
  2. Elul is a time for good resolutions, improving things which have not been perfect.
  3. Elul is the time to `circumcise the foreskin of the heart' (cf.
  4. Elul is a specially favorable time to attain Da'at, knowledge of God.
  5. Elul is also a time to begin the process of asking forgiveness for wrongs done to other people. (Web site)


  1. In fact, modern Judaism also includes the preceding month of Elul also as a time to prepare for the upcoming Fall moedim (appointed times).


  1. As part of this preparation, Elul is the time to begin the sometimes-difficult process of granting and asking for forgiveness.


  1. The Sfas Emes answers that the month of Adar resembles the month of Elul in certain important ways. (Web site)
  2. Two months of the year were denoted as kallah months, the Hebrew months of Adar and Elul.


  1. During the month of Elul, from the second day of Elul to the 28th day, the shofar (a hollowed out ram's horn) is blown after morning services every weekday. (Web site)
  2. Starting at the beginning of the previous month, called Elul, the shofar is traditionally sounded at the conclusion of the morning service.


  1. The whole month of Elul is a 30-day process of preparation through personal examination and repentance for the coming High Holy Days. (Web site)

Hebrew Month

  1. Elul zman starts from the beginning of the Hebrew month of Elul and extends until the end of Yom Kippur.

Rosh Hashanah

  1. Since days in the Hebrew calendar begin at sundown, the beginning of Rosh Hashanah is at sundown the end of the 29th of Elul. (Web site)


  1. In fact, the shofar is blown in traditional communities every morning for the entire month of Elul, the month preceding Rosh Hashanah.
  2. Each morning during the 30 days of the month of Elul, the trumpet (shofar) or ram's horn is blown to warn the people to repent and return to G-d. (Web site)


  1. Rosh Hashanah
  2. Hebrew Month
  3. Repentance
  4. Religion > Judaism > Jewish Law > Shofar
  5. Nutrition > Diets > Fasting > Yom Kippur
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