One of the “principles of faith” appearing in the teachings of the Torah’s inner dimension is that every descent is for the purpose of
It’s Your Choice The Paradox of Omniscience and Free-Will The famous sage Rabbi Akiva expressed the paradox of God’s omniscience and man’s free-will with the
Rabbi Ginsburgh explains that the tzaddik makes his own choices – and we do, as well.
Descent for the sake of ascent Edited transcript from 19th of Kislev farbrengen – 5780 given by Harav Yitzchak Ginsburgh – Yerushalayim Part 1 The
“For a candle is a mitzvah and the Torah is light.” Every mitzvah is a candle, a tangible act that envelopes abstract, spiritual light.
In this video clip, Rabbi Ginsburgh draws parallels between the three Jewish Patriarchs and the three forefathers of Chassidut.
Why did our souls come down to earth? Rabbi Shneor Zalman of Liadi prepares us for a never-ending battle. Many Chassidic discourses open by asking
From the verse “I shall fill the number of your days,” (“et mispar yamecha amalai”) the sages learned that God fills the years of pious
(Excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s farbrengen at the home of the Rebbe Rashab in Rostov, 20 Cheshvan 5780) Chassidut describes the experience of the descent of
Gazing with Intent In his blessing to Israel at the end of his life, Moses says, “Israel shall dwell independent and securely, [like] the eye