Tag: Maran Rabbeinu Ovadia Yosef zt”l’s

The Month of Mercy and Forgiveness

The Month of Mercy and Forgiveness We have already discussed in a previous Halacha the reason why we customarily recite Selichot prayers throughout the entire month of Elul which is an auspicious time for forgiveness and atonement. It is well-known that during these days we are closer to […]

Spiritual Matters

Praying for Spiritual Matters We have quoted in the past Maran Rabbeinu Ovadia Yosef zt”l’s words regarding one of the “Harachaman” texts customarily recited in Birkat Hamazon, “May the Merciful One sustain us in permissible ways as opposed to forbidden ones,” that although our Sages teach us that “everything […]