Rabbi Shneur Zalman

Lights and Secrets

Dec 04, 2017Comments off

Much can be said about Rabbi Shneor Zalman, the founder of Chabad Chassidut, who is also called Admor Hazaken, the Alter Rebbe. Much can be

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,

Being Nothing and Something

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

When Rabbi Shneur Zalman wrote his classic, the Tanya, he experienced every word that he wrote. When he wrote “nothing” he was nothing. How can

Slave of Slaves

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

Noah was a “complete tzadik.” A tzadik clings to truth, is consistent. Thus Noah was both complete and consistent, but in a confined system. Shneur