19th of Kislev

Returning to Heaven to Earth: The Message o...

Nov 26, 2021Comments off

Today is Yud Tet Kislev, the 19th day of Kislev. It is the yahrzeit of the Maggid. The second event that happened on this day,

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

The Forefathers of Chassidut

Dec 10, 2020Comments off

(Excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s English class on 19 Kislev 5781) The 19th of Kislev is significant for two reasons: This is the day that the

19 Kislev: Squeezing Chassidut out of the T...

Dec 03, 2020Comments off

There are three fathers to the Chassidic movement: The Ba’al Shem tov, the Maggid of Mezritch and the Alter Rebbe of Chabad. The Ba’al Shem

Compassion for Reality

Dec 03, 2020Comments off

(Based on Rabbi Ginsburgh’s 19th Kislev farbrengen last year, 5780) Jews seem to naturally have a critical view of the world. That is no wonder.

Descent for the Sake of Ascent: Transcript ...

Dec 27, 2019Comments off

Descent for the sake of ascent Edited transcript from 19th of Kislev farbrengen – 5780 given by Harav Yitzchak Ginsburgh – Yerushalayim Part 1 The

Empowering our Present with the Future

Dec 11, 2019Comments off

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

The Alter Rebbe, the Jailer and the New Moo...

Dec 10, 2019Comments off

A story for the 19th of Kislev, the day of the redemption of the Alter Rebbe of Chabad, Rabbi Shneor Zalman of Liadi, from the