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As we begin the holiday of Sukkot a letter to my child, my inner child, my essence, after re-emerging a bit on Yom Kippur.
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Chassidic master Rabbi Yitzchak of Varka explains the deeper significance of “it is a land that consumes its settlers” in the bad report in Parshat Shelach.
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In the case of the Spies in Parshat Shelach G-d said, “I’m not telling you what to do—do as you see fit.” G-d was opening a new arena of human potential.
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Freely translated excerpts from a letter written by the Rebbe in September of 1964 to Israeli author Kaddish Luz, on communal living.
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The story is told of a chassid who met with a childhood acquaintance after many years of disrupted contact.
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The Torah considers old age a virtue and a blessing.
The Rebbe offers two parallel meditations from which those who are bereaved — who mourn for a dear departed, can take profound comfort.
Weekly Op-Ed •November 10th, 2006• 3 Comments
We begin our lives constantly in need of support. As we grow older our parents let go and we learn to walk on our own. Sometimes even adults need a lift.
Stories •Weekly Op-Ed •October 22nd, 2005• 0 Comments
The most adverse conditions throughout history have resulted in some of the greatest achievements in Jewish scholarship.
October 17th, 2002•
Abraham discovered the only certainty in life: The absolute commitment to your Divine calling, the mission for which you have been uniquely chosen.