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Q&A: Shy

Feb 18, 2021Comments off

Q: I am a very shy person and have a hard time connecting to my peers. Why am I so shy? And how can I

Thanksgiving and Masks of Purim

Feb 10, 2021Comments off

The following is excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s new book, “Joyous All Year Round.” You can order this book here.  On the three pilgrimage festivals (Pesach,

Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe: The Beautiful Garmen...

Feb 10, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Mordechai Jaffe, the “Ba’al Halevushim” was born in Prague in 5290 (1530) to his father, Rabbi Avraham Jaffe, the rabbi of Bohemia. He learned

Q&A: Why do the Jews Suffer?

Feb 10, 2021Comments off

Q: If God loves the Jewish nation, why have they suffered so much all throughout history? A: When negative things happen to the People of

Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk and Rabbi Le...

Feb 04, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Morgenstern of Kotzk was born in 5547 (1787) in Gurai, Poland. He studied with the Chozeh of Lublin and mainly with his disciple,

A Tzaddik is Born

Feb 04, 2021Comments off

In his Sefer Hamidot, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov writes: “When you suddenly feel that joy has entered your heart, it is because a tzaddik (righteous person) has been

Q&A: Love to Sleep Late

Feb 04, 2021Comments off

Q: As much as I try to get up early, I can’t seem to shake the habit of sleeping late. How can I overcome this

Rabbi Nechemiah of Dubrovna: Disciple and F...

Jan 27, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Nechemiah Halevi Ginzburgh of Dubrovna was born on the 15th of Shevat, 5548 (1788) to his father, Rabbi Avraham Beirach, a chassid of the

The Holy Jesters: Eat Well, Sleep Well, and...

Jan 27, 2021Comments off

Excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s soon-to-be-released booklet, “Joyous All Year Around.” The Ba’al Shem Tov said that when a person lacks motivation and vitality for all

Q&A: Am I Jewish?

Jan 27, 2021Comments off

Q: My father is Jewish and my mother is not Jewish. I have always felt Jewish and most of my friends are Jewish. Do I