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The Ba’al Shem Tov’s Torah Innovations

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Sometimes, when the Ba’al Shem Tov would convey a Torah teaching, Rabbi Yaakov Yosef of Polonne (known as the Toldot Yaakov Yosef after his book),

Practical Kabbalah vs. Simple Faith

Jul 18, 2019Comments off

Translated from Or Yisrael, stories of the Ba’al Shem Tov by Rabbi Yitzchak. Ginsburgh In the Talmud tractate of Chulin 105:2 it says: Rav Hisda

About Rabbi Yisrael Ba’al Shem Tov

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Born in the Podolian province of western Ukraine, the Ba’al Shem Tov devoted the early part of his life to helping ease the physical and

Stories of the Ba’al Shem Tov #3: I A...

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Stories of the Ba’al Shem Tov #2 The ...

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Stories of the Ba’al Shem Tov #1 The ...

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Stories of the Ba’al Shem Tov Introdu...

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Audio This article is based on a recorded lecture. You can listen to the lecture by clicking here. Harav Ginsburgh has published a 3-volume set of

A letter from Rabbi Yisrael Ba’al She...

Feb 23, 2014No Comments

On Rosh Hashanah of the year 5507 (1746 CE) I performed, by means of an oath, an elevation of soul, as known to you, and saw wondrous

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