"Come, let us worship and bow down before Yahveh our Maker." Psalm 95:6
In six days Elohim created the heavens, earth and its inhabitants. According to the Rabbis, creation
commenced on the 25th day of Elul and six days later, Adam, the first man, was created.
commemorates the creation of Adam, the first man, and the ancestor of humanity. Accordingly, this singular anniversary was
designated to serve as the yearly day of judgment for Adam's descendants throughout the generations. On this day it is
incumbent upon Adam's children to reflect and contemplate whether they justified the hopes and aspirations of their
One of the main distinguishing features in the creation of man is that, unlike all other species, which
were created in large numbers, he was created single. This indicates emphatically that one single individual has the
capacity to bring the whole of creation to fulfillment.
Adam, the first man, is our example to follow. Regardless of time, place and personal status, we
have tremendous potential and capacity to attain our calling.