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Q&A: Seven Year Old Transgender?

Aug 15, 2019Comments off

Q: My 7 year old nephew sees himself as a girl. My sister, a clinical psychologist believes that the only “treatment” for his condition is

Rabbi Hillel of Paritch: Appropriate and In...

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Rabbi Hillel Halevi of Paritch was born in the town of Chemtz in 5555 (1795), to his father Rabbi Meir, who was a Chernobyl Chassid.

And You Thought Eating was a Simple Matter?...

Aug 15, 2019Comments off

Rabbi Shimon would say: Three who eat at one table and do not speak words of Torah, it is as if they have eaten of idolatrous sacrifices;

Why Hasn’t Mashiach Come? The three defen...

Aug 15, 2019Comments off

Above and beyond all of our mundane worries and anxiety, one all-encompassing anxiety hovers in the air: Why hasn’t Mashiach come? Feeling incapable of dealing

The Shabbat Persona: Wisdom and Understandi...

Aug 09, 2019Comments off

Part 3 of a lecture on how Shabbat corresponds to the ten sefirot. Delivered by Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh to a group of young women by

Q&A: Comfort After Death of Baby

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Rabbi Ginsburgh’s words of comfort: May you be comforted from Heaven. Your baby was a precious soul that descended to this world to complete, in

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Up, Down and Mashiach on Tisha B’Av

Aug 09, 2019Comments off

The sages say that the Mashiach is born on Tisha B’Av (the 9th day of the month of Av). It is written that every new

Rebbe Moshe Teitelbaum of Satmer: Happiness...

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Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum, the father of the Siget-Satmer dynasty and one of the main disseminators of Chassidut in Hungary, was called the Yismach Moshe, the

Q&A: Alcohol Consumption

Aug 02, 2019Comments off

Q: Is imbibing a positive behavior according to Chassidut? A: Consumption of alcoholic beverages can only be positive if they are consumed in small amounts and

The Holy Ari: Speaking to Souls

Aug 02, 2019Comments off

In his book, Shivchei Ha’Ari, the Arizal’s distinguished student, Rabbi Chaim Vital, relates that the Ari knew all the wisdom in the world. The Zohar