Just be Happy

The Gemara learns from the verse that states vhoyisa ach sameach, and you shall be nothing but joyous, that there is an obligation for one to be joyous on the night of Shemini Atzeres. There is a contradiction in the words of Rashi if this obligation also applies to Shemini Atzeres by day.  The commentators ask that we usually find that the word ach, literally translated as but, is … Continue reading Just be Happy