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Rabbi Simon Jacobson discusses Gimmel Tammuz, the yartzheit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, in light of Parshat Korach.
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In Parshat Shelach the scouts reveal for us a deeper understanding of Atzilut & our ability to face any challenge in life: to connect to above.
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The continued quest for an authentic teacher results in a discussion about the virtues of a specific anarchy and the refinement of our search for a rabbi.
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Diplomacy is a delicate art form, and the Rebbe assures in this letter that contrary to popular belief, “truly Jewish self-respect”, “avowed trust in G-d” and “pride in our Jewish heritage and tradition” are key in diplomatic success.
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The Lubavitcher Rebbe is a wise man, a learned man, but above all, he is a believer. And to meet a believer is an altogether different experience.
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Caleb’s role in the tragic story of The 12 Spies in Parshat Shelach.
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In Parshat Shelach, the distinction in wording between “spies” and “scouts” makes all the difference in understanding the tragedy of the Twelve Spies.
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One of the greatest tragedies of Jewish history was the debacle of “The Spies” in Parshat Shelach. The spies failed their mission: it all came down to sight
In Parshat Shelach the spies & their generation failed to understand the entire point of entering the Holy Land was to sanctify the material aspects of life.
Three times in our generation G-d granted us an opportunity for the beginning of the Redemption but they were missed & it is the Jewish leadership to blame.