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The story of the Tzemach Tzedek’s unexpected ascension to leadership of the Chabad community.
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In a powerful analogy, the Midrash likens our relationship with G-d as one between a son-in-law and his father-in-law.
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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.
As soon as we wake from sleep we recite the Modeh Ani prayer, acknowledging that it is He who grants us life and being every moment of our existence.
Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch relayed the following story at a farbrengen (Chassidic gathering) with his chassidim
On the Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah we read Parshat Nitzavim, which begins with the contradictory words: “You stand today, all of you, before G-d your G-d”
In his book of Tanya Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi discusses how the fulfillment of the Divine purpose is both “a long and short way”…
Each year the Maggid of Trsik would begin the year by citing sources as proof that this is the year that the Moshiach would come, the year of redemption…
A freely-translated excerpt from a letter by the Rebbe describes two approaches to bringing one’s fellow closer to Torah and Mitzvot.
This address by the Rebbe discusses how Korach erred by attempting to create perfection in an imperfect world..