Tishrei - Rosh Hashanah - Parable 4
ROSH HASHANAH PARABLE 4: SOUL SEARCHING
This simple but highly suggestive parable was spoken
by the Maggid of Dubno in relation to the need for self-examination.
prince assigned to a group of workmen the gigantic project of constructing imposing
buildings and a spacious palace, among other edifices. Before turning the completed
structures over to their owner, they carefully inspected every nook and cranny
to make certain that nothing was overlooked and that the prince would find nothing
At this solemn season it
is fitting for us too to search our ways and to take stock of our behavior.
On Rosh Hashanah it is incumbent upon us to inquire into and evaluate in retrospect
our dealings during the past year so that we may repent lest God find that our
performance was incomplete.
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