The Significance of Yom Teruah - In the Mishna


XII. In the Mishna

At four junctures, of the year, the world is judged;

on Pesach for the grain;

on Shavuot for the fruit of the tree;

on Yom Teruah all who walk the earth pass before Him like young sheep, as scripture states: Tehillim (Psalms) 33:15 He who forms the hearts of all, who considers everything they do; and

on Hag HaSuccoth for water (Rosh Hashanah 1:2).

The meaning of Psalm 33:15 is: The Creator sees their hearts together and comprehends all their deeds (Rosh Hashanah 18a).