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Physical & spiritual pleasures: In Parshat Balak the Jews faced the plague of Pe’or – they encountered the cosmic digestive system & the energy of waste.
Elul is the month of love and compassion. As we enter the month we ask how we understand this in light of the reality around us filled with terror and war?
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A story of Rabbi Shneur Zalman as he flees from Liadi in the third wagon of an escort procession from the Czar.
A story of the ‘Oven Stoker’s of Mezeritch’ and how each of them described their degree of self-sacrifice attained in their service of the Almighty.
An old chassidic story that exemplifies the awe chassidim have for their Rebbe.
Discover how the unity of G-d can infiltrate even the most mundane of activities.
An honest appraisal of your own character will show you how much there is for you to emulate and learn from those who are supposedly ‘inferior’ to yourself.
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The elementary principle of Chassidism: to draw down and connect the ultimate heights with the lowest depths.
Rabbi Shneur Zalman taught that the way to deal with the corporeal world is not to repress or crush it but to gently extract the holiness from it.
Rabbi Shneur Zalman, an accomplished scholar and mentor to many disciples, teaches us the significance of Prayer.