The history of the Jewish people is not just one of rise and fall. It is a process, a purification, a sieve of many filters, a smelting furnace that refines the raw ore again and again until only the purest gold remains. That is why today we are able to do a mitzvah today in a world so foreign to mitzvahs; to fill our lives with that which filled our great-grandparent’s and raise children that way; to go against the stream of the culture around us and be the Jew inherent within. It is not with our own power, or with our own...
Dawn (Alot Hashachar)
Earliest Tallit and Tefillin (Misheyakir)
Sunrise (Hanetz Hachamah)
Midday (Chatzot Hayom)
Nightfall (Tzeit Hakochavim)