Spiritual Masters

Rabbi Avraham Dov of Avritch: Love for the ...

Oct 20, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Avraham Dov of Avritch, author of the book Bat Ayin, was born in 5520 (1765) to his father, Rabbi David, a maggid in Chemelnik.

Rebbe Avraham of Slonim: A Personalized Reb...

Oct 13, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Avraham Weinberg of Slonim, called the “Yesod Ha’avodah” for the book that he wrote, was the founder of the Slonim Chassidic sect. He was

The Ba’al Shem Tov’s Gift of a Dry Sukk...

Sep 14, 2021Comments off

The Ba’al Shem Tov requested something of his brother-in-law, Rabbi Gershon of Kitov, who fulfilled his request. “What can I give you in return for

Rabbi Noach of Lechovitz: The Shrinking Nob...

Sep 09, 2021Comments off

  Rabbi Noach of Lechovitz was born in 5535 (1775) to Rabbi Mordechai of Lechovitz. He was a disciple of his father and of Rabbi

Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev’s Conne...

Sep 02, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev was born in 5500 (1740) to Rabbi Meir and Sara Sasha. After his wedding he journeyed to Mezritch to study

The Ba’al Shem Tov and the Alter Rebbe: D...

Aug 24, 2021Comments off

The 18th of Elul is the birthday of the founder of Chassidut, the Ba’al Shem Tov and the founder of Chabad, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of

Rabbi Simcha Bunim of Peshischa: Let’s Do...

Aug 18, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Simcha Bunim Bonhardt of Peshischa (Przysucha) was a disciple of The Holy Jew, Rabbi Yaakov Yitzchak Rabinowitz of Peshischa. Both were disciples of the

Rabbi Pinchas of Koritz: All the Truth

Aug 11, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Pinchas Shapira, who was known as Rebbe Pinchas of Koritz, was born in Shklov in 5486 (1726) to his father Rabbi Avraham Abba, grandson

Rabbi Shialeh of Tchechyov: Broomstick Bles...

Aug 05, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Yitzchak Yeshayah (Shialeh) Halberstam of Tchechyov, the youngest son of Rabbi Chaim of Sanz, was born in 5724 (1864). He married Frieda, the daughter

Rabbi Aharon of Belz: Striving for Unity

Jul 28, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Aharon Roke’ach of Belz—the fourth Rebbe of the Belz dynasty, was born in Elul 5640 (1880) in Belz (which was in Galicia, Poland at