Chassidut

Democracy, Equality and Conservatism

Jun 22, 2022Comments off

Politically, it looks likes today’s leftist agenda is a reflection of the Biblical Korach’s ideology. “The entire congregation is holy…and why should you lord over

Focusing Will to Bring the Mashiach

Apr 28, 2022Comments off

The Talmud[1] (in the Ein Yaakov reading) relates: Rabbi Yehoshua ben Levi asked Elijah, “When will Mashiach come?” Elijah responded, “When He [God], our Master

Nissan: Faith Inside Us

Mar 27, 2022Comments off

What is the loftiest of the human faculties? Seemingly, we should give our intellect, this title. After all, the difference between a brute and a

Why Do We Need Amalek?

Feb 21, 2022Comments off

In the first war with Amalek (related in the Torah in parashat Beshalach[1]), the conditions for eliminating him were excellent. Joshua waged the physical war,

Conflict and Love

Feb 13, 2022Comments off

Excerpted from a class that Rabbi Ginsburgh recently gave to the students of yeshivat Chomesh, which was recently destroyed by the Israeli government in response

Meeting the Other as ‘You’: Part 2

Jan 03, 2022Comments off

Click here for Part 1 Relating to another person with the pronoun “you” directly and honestly is the foundation of our relationships with others. Major

The Essence of Prayer: Turning to God as ...

Dec 29, 2021Comments off

Click here for part 2 Our connection with God expresses itself in different ways. When we study Torah and perform God’s commandments, we connect to

The Tenth of Tevet: Waking up from the Nigh...

Dec 15, 2021Comments off

The tenth of Tevet is a day of fasting in mourning of the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem in 588 BCE by Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylonia. The siege, which

19 Kislev: Between Heaven and Earth

Nov 14, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Ginsburgh on the founders of Chassidut, the Ba'al Shem Tov, the Magid of Mezritch and the Alter Rebbe of Chabad.

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

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