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Q&A: Vegetarianism

Nov 13, 2019Comments off

Q: Does Judaism encourage vegetarianism? A: Our great Sages made a point to eat meat in order to sharpen their minds. Nonetheless, great rabbis, including

The Rebbe’s Crown in the Merit of His Mot...

Nov 06, 2019Comments off

The Lubavitcher Rebbe was very careful about honoring his mother, Rebbetzin Channah Schneersohn. Whenever he would finish his daily visit with her, he would take

The Transformative Power of Tzitzit

Nov 06, 2019Comments off

Excerpted and translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s Torah lesson, 11 Cheshvan, 5769 (November 8, 2008) / The Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva, Yitzhar The 11th of Cheshvan

Is the World Refined Enough to Turn Evil to...

Nov 06, 2019Comments off

Rebbe Nachum of Chernobyl Rebbe Menachem Nachum of Chernobyl (also known by the title of his book, the Ma’or Einayim) founded the dynasty of the

How to Elevate Sparks in Three Steps

Nov 06, 2019Comments off

A Chassidic Perspective on the Torah portion of Lech Lecha Abraham’s Descent for the Sake of Ascent At the beginning of the Torah portion of

Searching for my Soul-Mate

Nov 06, 2019Comments off

Q: We are three sisters looking for a shidduch (marriage partner). Please bless us and also advise what we should do spiritually in order to

The Four Archetypical Crises

Oct 31, 2019Comments off

In the Torah portion of Noach, humanity suffers two great crises. The first is the flood – a holocaust that annihilates not only humanity but

Noach: The Secret of the Covenant

Oct 30, 2019Comments off

Ma’ayan Ganim: A Chassidic Perspective for the Torah Portion of Noach   The First Covenant One of the fundamental concepts in the Torah is the

Bye-Bye-Bye: The ‘Eshel Avraham’ of Buc...

Oct 30, 2019Comments off

Rebbe Avraham David Wohrman of Buchach was a Chassidic master, famous for his book, Eshel Avraham, on the Code of Jewish Law (the Shulchan Aruch).

Q&A: Miscarriage

Oct 29, 2019Comments off

Q: We recently suffered a miscarriage and would like to ask if the miscarried fetus has a portion in the World to Come. Will he