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Special Elul Series

Part 4: Midos 11-13 MIDAH 11:VaFesha (and Willful Sin)* / Chesed L’Avraham (kindness to...

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Banim La’shem! – Always And Everywhere!

Although Aleinu was composed by Yehoshua bin Nun, and the Anshei K’neses HaG’dolah instituted its inclusion in the Malchiyus section of tefilas Musaf on Rosh HaShanah, it was Rabban Yochanan ben Zakai who instituted saying it daily after each tefilah.  He did this to strengthen the emunah and spirits of klal Yisrael, who were living through the painful times of the destruction of the second Beis HaMikdash.