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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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Rabbi Simon Jacobson discusses Gimmel Tammuz, the yartzheit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson, in light of Parshat Korach.
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The universal message of Rosh Hashanah is that we all need to hear the sounds of our own souls. Read this conversation with Rabbi Simon Jacobson.
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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.
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.
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.