Perform an extra good deed or mitzvah on Hoshana Rabbah to improve your chances of being granted a year full of blessing.

To learn more about the significance of Hoshana Rabbah as the final day of judgment, read this enlightening analysis entitled “The Festival of Sukkot Comes to a Dramatic Close” from Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald’s Torah message for Sukkot-Hoshana Rabbah 5768-2007. Out of respect for the Sabbath, please consider printing it on Friday afternoon if you plan to read it on Shabbat.