Q:What’s the cause of the friction between various Orthodox groups and how are we to overcome this problem?
Q:In some seforim they make it sound like doing teshuva is not so hard. It’s a process, but it’s not so hard. But in other seforim it says that it’s a big avodah of changing who you are completely. What’s the truth?
Q:Why do we wish people a ksiva v’chasima tova and a gmar chasima tova? Doesn’t the judgement of Hashem on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur go according to your deeds? What’s a bracha going to help? A:Absolutely a man is judged according to his deeds. But tefillah helps. So you ask, why does your tefillah help? If you’re judged according to your deeds, why…
Q:The Rav said tonight that we should get busy before Rosh Hashanah remembering all the good that Hashem has given us since last Rosh Hashanah. But don’t we have to spend the time we have left thinking about our sins and our behavior over the past year and making resolutions for improving this coming year?