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

Messianic Fear

Nov 02, 2021Comments off

On the surface, at the conscious level, a person’s energies are measured and limited and he has to take advantage of them to the best

Boots on the Ground

Aug 18, 2021Comments off

When Rabbi Yehoshua Ben Levi asked the Mashiach when he would be coming, the Mashiach answered, “Today!” Rabbi Yehoshua Ben Levi understood the words of

A Whole Heart

Aug 11, 2021Comments off

Chassidut discusses three levels of teshuvah (return to God) – one higher than the next: The first level is a change to a lifestyle of

Baseless Love?

Jun 30, 2021Comments off

During the days of mourning for the Temple, we must rectify the reason for the destruction. Our sages teach that the destruction of the Temple

The Plague of Promiscuity: What is its Mess...

Jun 25, 2021Comments off

One of the most painful banes of our generation is promiscuity. The world around us is a permissive world. It seems that all the barriers

Marriage: The Litmus Test

Jun 17, 2021Comments off

The Shulchan Aruch, the most famous Code of Jewish Law written by Rabbi Yosef Caro in the 16th century is divided into four parts, with

Serving God in our Generations / Rectifying...

May 30, 2021Comments off

Redefining What You Are (the following is a translation of Rabbi Ginsburgh's seminal article titled, "Perek Be'avodat Hashem," which literally means, "A Lesson in Serving

Serving God in Each Dimension

May 26, 2021Comments off

The Ba’al Shem Tov teaches that reality is comprised of three dimensions: Worlds, Souls, and Divinity. We have to be present in each dimension and

Naso: The Mitzvah of Confession

May 19, 2021Comments off

“A man or a woman if they commit of all the sins of a person, to transgress a transgression against G-od, and that soul shall