From Rebuke to Blessing

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The highest level of blessing is sometimes concealed within stern rebuke In Parashat Vayechi, Jacob gathers his sons together to bless them before his death.

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Joseph’s path to unravelling the subc...

Jul 06, 2017Comments off

Meditating on Joseph’s essential faculties, Rav Ginsburgh reveals how they all contribute to his special talent of being able to unravel the workings of our

Parshat Chukat: Why Is There Death in the W...

Mar 13, 2014No Comments

Audio This article is based on a recorded lecture. You can listen to the lecture by clicking here. (You can also download the lecture by right-clicking

9th of Av: the Seer of Lublin’s Yahrz...

Aug 09, 20111 Comment

The Seer of Lublin passed away, at the age of 70, on the 9th of Av 5575 (1815), a day of national mourning, but also,

Kabbalah and the Art of Tying Your Shoelace...

Jun 09, 20115 Comments

First put on your right shoe, then your left shoe, then bind your left shoe, and finally bind your right shoe. That’s the way Jews

Miscellaneous Tweets, Part 1

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

There are many worlds. In the highest spiritual World of Emanation there is no consciousness other than that of God. * The Bible speaks of

Male and Female Angels

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

After Shema, morning and evening, we continue: “May the Name of the glory of His kingdom be blessed for ever and ever.” The first verse,

Man is Light, Woman is Beauty

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

In Kabbalah, man is light and woman is beauty. Man illuminates woman (finds her) and woman embodies man (forms him). Man-light = 518 = 7

The Happiest Moment on Earth

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

The happiest moment on earth (though somewhat painful!) is when a mother gives birth. Mother is earth and the baby is the happiest moment. “A

An Intelligent Wife

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

“An intelligent wife is a gift of God.” If you’re a man pray for an intelligent wife. If you’re a woman pray to be an