All posts by Gal Einai

Feel Superfluous!

Nov 16, 2021Comments off

The sages say that a person who “makes himself like leftovers” merits to ascend to the loftiest heights (Rosh Hashanah 17b). There are people for

The Secret of the West

Nov 16, 2021Comments off

The Lubavitcher Rebbe coined the word Ufaratzta (“and you shall spread/burst forth”) as the slogan of Chassidut in our time. Ufaratzta is part of the

The Maggid of Mezritch: Lost Souls

Nov 16, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Dov Ber of Mezritch, known as the Maggid of Mezritch, was the greatest disciple of the Ba’al Shem Tov. He was born in Lukatch,

Q&A: Is Chess Jewish?

Nov 14, 2021Comments off

Q: Is it true that chess is a Jewish game? What does it represent? The chess game is attributed to King Solomon. (See the “Otzar

Pray for It, Sing for It

Nov 08, 2021Comments off

  My dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the covert of the cliff, let me see your countenance, let me hear your voice;

Never Fear

Nov 08, 2021Comments off

  Jacob’s response to his dream of the ladder is fear: “And he was afraid and he said, how awesome is this place” (Genesis 28:17).

The Mittler Rebbe: Ecstatic Prayer from the...

Nov 08, 2021Comments off

Rebbe Dov Ber Schneori, the Mittler Rebbe, was the second rebbe in the Chabad dynasty. He was born on the 9th of Kislev, 5534 (1773)

Q&A: Nice Guy, No Fireworks

Nov 09, 2021Comments off

Q: I am dating a very nice man with fine character traits. We have mutual goals and aspirations. But I just don’t feel that “spark”

Rabbi Ginsurgh’s Melody Shalom Aleich...

Oct 31, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Ginsburgh composed this melody for Shalom Aleichem, sung for generations to welcome the angels of Shabbat. Vocals by Rabbi Shlomo Katz. Paintings used in

Kislev: Are Dreams Real?

Oct 31, 2021Comments off

What is a dream? A dream is not necessarily the “movie” we see while we sleep, and it is not necessarily the plans that we