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Avoiding the wrong thing is better than doing the right thing; protecting is better than serving (Samech Vav) as seen in Parshat Naso and the wilderness.
Just as the moon is reborn right after its disappears, so too will the Jewish people experience a renaissance following their darkest moments.
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The first ten days of the Jewish calendar are known as “the ten days of teshuvah.” These are days for soul-searching, repentance and return (teshuvah) to G-d.
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Enjoy these three beautiful Sukkot stories from all kinds of Chassidim. Heartwarming and inspiring stories to tell in your sukkah.
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Hemshech Samech Vov is a series of 61 discourses by The Rebbe Rashab. In this introduction, Rabbi Simon Jacobson explains the concepts of chassidus used by The Rebbe Rashab in Hemshech Samech Vov.
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What is the most rejuvenating way to vacation? The Rebbe offers guidelines for getting the best value – for your entire family – out of your time off.
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An examination of the mitzvah of dwelling in the sukkah and why it is the mitzvah singled out by the Talmud as G-d’s “easy mitzvah.”
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Learn deep mystical lessons about the spiritual meaning of the Sukkot water pouring ceremony. Explore the significance of the Jewish festival of Sukkot.
Purim celebrates the salvation of a singular people: Torah, the festivals, circumcision and tefillin are symbols of Jewish uniqueness.
The “cities of refuge” were six cities in the Land of Israel designated as havens for murderers. They also exist on the spiritual plane.