Tag: Ahavas Hashem

Rav Avigdor Miller on Hurry Up Teshuva

Q: On Yom Kippur are we trying to do תשובה מאהבה or תשובה מיראה? Are we repenting because of love of Hashem or because of fear of Hashem?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Mesiras Nefesh

Q: On Chanukah we hear all the time about the mesiras nefesh of the Chashmonaim. Which mitzvah could someone take upon himself nowadays to do with mesiras nefesh?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Avinu Malkeinu

Q: We say Avinu Malkeinu during these days of teshuva and I noticed that in Shemona Esrei, in the bracha of teshuva (השבינו) and in the bracha of selicha (סלח לנו) we use those words. Why is Avinu Malkeinu used in those brachos specifically?