Israeli Lawyer Moshe Strugano - It is now the Hebrew month of Elul

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Moshe Strugano activities: Attorney

Aug 28, 2021

Israeli Lawyer Moshe Strugano - It is now the Hebrew month of Elul, with Rosh Hashanah on the horizon. It is said that the name Elul, אלול, is an acronym, particularly for the phrase “אני לדודי ודודי לי”, “I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine”. During this month, we focus on feeling closer to G-d, but also to each other. As we head towards Rosh Hashanah, we intensify our attempts at תשובה, repentance. In Hebrew, the word תשובה can also mean “answer” and is from the same root as שובה, “return” and שוב, “again”. This is the month where we answer for what we have done, and work on returning and rebuilding our relationships - with each other, with G-d, with our homeland, anywhere we know there is both love and tension at the moment. Let us work together on focusing on the love.