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The Ba’al Shem Tov: A Baby from the Fake ...

May 28, 2020Comments off

This story was told by Reb Refael Berchider, who heard it from the Magid of Mezeritch himself. He said that if he had not heard

Pirkei Avot 1:17 – Soul Silence and Speec...

May 28, 2020Comments off

Pirkei Avot 1:17 His son, Shimon, would say: All my life I have been raised among the wise, and I have found nothing better for

Conversion and Lineage

May 28, 2020Comments off

(Excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s book, “The Art of Education”) Both Abraham and Sarah are the spiritual parents of every convert to Judaism, whether male or

The Secret of Batsheva

May 28, 2020Comments off

Batsheva and Ruth On Shavuot we read the book of Ruth. Ruth is the great-grandmother of King David, described by the Sages as “the mother

Q&A: Limit to Therapy

May 27, 2020Comments off

Q: I have been going through a rough time over the past years, and have been going for therapy with a Chassidic therapist from Rabbi

Rebbe Ze’ev Wolf of Cherni-Ostra’ah: Ke...

May 21, 2020Comments off

Rebbe Ze’ev Wolf of Cherni-Ostra’ah was a disciple of the Maggid of Mezritch and Rebbe Meshulam Feivush of Zabriz. He was the Rabbi and Admo”r

Pirkei Avot 6:1: Modest on All Levels

May 21, 2020Comments off

Pirkei Avot 6:1 Rabbi Meir would say: Whoever studies Torah for Torah’s sake alone, merits many things… and he becomes (na’asah) as an ever-increasing wellspring and as an

The Full Borders of the Promised Land

May 21, 2020Comments off

(Excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s book, “Rectifying the State of Israel.”) In the Six-Day War, God returned the entire East Bank of the Jordan River –

Q&A: Going to Israel on Clouds?

May 20, 2020Comments off

Q: It is written that when Mashiach comes, clouds will come to take all the Jews to the Land of Israel. What does that mean

Q&A: Promise Me Wealth

May 15, 2020Comments off

Q: I want to fulfill the Torah directive to give tithe to charity. The Torah promises great abundance to those who give tithe, saying, “And