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Linking G-d’s bond with the Jews as a marriage with the ten haftarot called “the Three of Rebuke and the Seven of Consolation” in explaining the galut/exile.
Moses’ breaking of the tablets was an act endorsed by G-d. How is the breaking of the covenant between G-d and the Jewish people an achievement of Moses?
The Torah unequivocally states: “See, I am giving you today the blessing and the curse”. Theologians and philosophers have oft debated the dichotomy of this
Before the Jewish people could enter the Land of Canaan they spent forty years in the desert. Indeed this was after a long a bitter exile in Egypt…
Two great luminaries in the history of Chassidism were born on the 18th of Elul and in recent generations this date has been marked with significance.
Jacob teaches us the proper perspective of exile; refusing to become reconciled with it or accepting it as a state that is normal or comfortable.
Jacob teaches us what it means to lead a righteous life; a life of purpose, altruism and compassion.
Breaking the tablets symbolized a severing of the relationship between G-d and the Jewish people, an act which constitutes Moses’ greatest achievement
Every soul has its own “sparks” scattered about in the world, which actually form an integral part of itself: no soul is complete until it has redeemed those sparks related to its being.
Learn the spiritual meaning of Miriam’s Song, at the Exodus from Egypt. Based on an address by the Lubavitcher Rebbe.