Chapter 4 of Masechet Rosh Hashana begins on Daf 29 and its focus is on the shofar and the liturgy. The first question it discusses is whether the shofar may be blown if Rosh Hashanah falls on Shabbat, and we learn how Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakkai changed the practice after the Temple was destroyed. A continuing general theme is how the understanding and observance of Rosh Hashanah changed over the ages.
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He was a founder and chair of the National Havurah Committee and its Summer Institute, and is a founding member of the Highland Park (NJ) Minyan.In the fall of 2014, God willing, he will start his 45th year at Rutgers, where his focus for many years has been K-12 mathematics education. His book, Problem Solving and Reasoning with Discrete Mathematics, will be available for use in high school math courses in the fall of 2015.
He and his wife Judith have five daughters, five sons-in-law, and, as of June 2014, eight grandchildren.