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Rebbe Yaakov Yitzchak of Blendov: Lovesick ...

Jun 10, 2020Comments off

Rebbe Yaakov Yitzchak Shapira of Blendov was born to his father, Rebbe Chaim Meir Yechiel, the grandson of the Maggid of Kozhnitz, and his mother,

Q&A: Should we Make Aliyah to Israel?

Jun 10, 2020Comments off

Q: The recent events here in the US have impacted heavily upon us. We are seriously considering aliyah to Israel. But it is difficult to leave

The Whole Land of Israel

Jun 10, 2020Comments off

(Excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s book, The Rectification of the State of Israel) Once again, Israel is being encouraged to surrender parcels of its holy land

Double-Love the Convert

Jun 03, 2020Comments off

How does a non-Jew become a Jew? There is only one way—conversion according to Jewish law. But how does this work? What really turns the

Pirkei Avot: Staying Connected

Jun 03, 2020Comments off

…Hillel would say: Do not separate yourself from the community. Do not believe in yourself until the day you die. Do not judge your fellow until

Rebbe Menachem Mendel of Vorke: Drive Those...

Jun 03, 2020Comments off

Rebbe Menachem Mendel Kalish of Vorke (Warka), whose day of passing is the 16th of Sivan, was the son of Rebbe Yitzchak of Vorke –

Q&A: We’re Frightened

Jun 03, 2020Comments off

Q: Although thank God, nothing negative has taken place in our neighborhood, our children are frightened – and frankly – so are we. How can

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 Maggid of Mezritch 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

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