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Four Hasidic stories. Rosh Hashanah stories from Hasidic masters including the Baal Shem Tov and Rabbi Levi Yitzhak of Berditchev.
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This Rebbe Rashab story was told by the Rebbe, Cheshvan 20 5737, November 13 1976. A story about learning a lesson in the laws of proper speech at the tailor.
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“Your site helped me to keep my focus on gratitude and the goodness of our Creator and my purpose in this life. You helped me to pull myself together…”
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Do we rise up to G-d, or does G-d descend to us? On Chanukah G-d descends to us an expression of G-d’s great love for His people.
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The purpose of exile as explained through the metaphor of cholent, a stew eaten on the Jewish Sabbath. What cholent teaches us about the meaning of exile.
A lesson about suffering from the Rebbe
A lesson in materialism from the Baal Shem Tov
Perspective and insight by Rabbi Meir of Premishlan as to how G-d runs the world and our misguided perception as to how we think the world is run.
Explaining the Talmudic prediction that in the days before the coming of Moshiach “The face (the leadership) of the generation will have the face of a dog”
The story of why the previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, once referred to a person in a letter, known to be an irreligious man, as a “G-d fearing man.”