One of the most famous customs of Rosh Hashanah is the symbolic casting of our sins into a river or the sea. This custom is called Tashlich. The name and the custom are based on a verse from the Book of Micah (7:19) Join Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman as he discusses its origins and spiritual applications.
Tashlich is one of the most venerated and well known custom of Rosh Hashanah. the name “Tashlich” or “Cast away” is taken from the verse in Michah 7:19 in which the prophet asks Hashem to cast away our sins to the depths of the sea
In this session we will examine the place of customs in our experience of Rosh Hashanah
Rabbi Dr. Stuart Fischman graduated from Yeshiva University in 1980 and the dental school of Columbia University in 1985. In 1989 he began studying and teaching at Yeshivat Hamivtar and now studies and teaches at Yeshivat Machanaim in Efrat. He has rabbinic ordination from Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg.