For decades, Rav Yaakov Galinsky fulfilled the directive of the Steipler, Rav Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky, zt”l, whom he knew in the Novardok yeshivah in Bialystok. "Reb Yaakov, the Steipler advised, "zolst zogen un zogen un zogen. You need to speak and speak and speak.”
Rav Galinsky delivered thousands of drashosin the halls of yeshivos and batei midrash, and before huge audiences, both religious and nonreligious. He is responsible for bringing many, many people closer to Hashem. Now these drashosare accessible in print to the English-speaking audience.
The essays in this book give a clear guide to improving ourselves, offering practical suggestions and feasible goals. They inspire us to make a cheshbon hanefesh, to examine ourselves and our actions, and see which areas we need to improve and change for the future, as well as providing ways to grow and achieve higher levels, so that we can be guaranteed a good judgment on Rosh HaShanah.