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Simon Jacobson introduces Dr. Elie Wisel at the 2nd Annual Gershon Jacobson Memorial Lecture, a moving Holocaust tribute…
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One must remain focused on what is important or they can lose sight of why they are working towards their goal.
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Story of a wealthy scholarly man who became the disciple of the Maggid of Mezeritch, Rabbi DovBer, & then lost all his wealth which begged the question why?
A story of two disciples of the Maggid and their two contending troubles – sin and mitzvah. One can repent for the former but what of the latter?
A Chassidic story of the disciples of the Maggid of Mezerich, including the Alter Rebbe, discussing how, in their opinions, G-d should run the world.
An overheard conversation of the Oven Stokers of Mezerich. Chassidic story about self-sacrifice and Divine service.
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The youngest of the Maggid’s disciples, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, then spoke. “If I were in G-d’s place,” said he, “I would run the world exactly as He does.”