Ba'al Shem Tov

The Ba'al Shem Tov: The Soulful Sigh

Jun 16, 2022Comments off

Translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s Or Yisrael (vol. 2, p. 211), a three-volume anthology of stories of the Ba’al Shem Tov with commentary.   It was

Ba’al Shem Tov: From the Heart

Jun 08, 2022Comments off

Translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s trilogy on the Ba’al Shem Tov, Or Yisrael, vol. 2, p. 206. Once the entire congregation was reciting Psalms in the

Ba’al Shem Tov: From One End of the Worl...

Jun 01, 2022Comments off

Translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s Or Yisrael (vol. 3, pp. 167-171), a three-volume anthology of stories of the Ba’al Shem Tov with commentary. In the holy

The Ba’al Shem Tov: Manifestation of Shec...

Apr 13, 2022Comments off

  The holy Rebbe Rayatz once said: I will tell you a story about the holy Ba’al Shem Tov, about one of the three times

The Ba’al Shem Tov: Fear of Heaven

Mar 20, 2022Comments off

(Translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s book on the Ba’al Shem Tov, “Or Yisrael” Vol. 3, p.72). Translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s book on the Ba’al Shem Tov,

The Ba’al Shem Tov: Reflecting Divinity

Mar 13, 2022Comments off

(Translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s book on the Ba’al Shem Tov, Or Yisrael, vol. 3, p. 70). Once when the holy Ba’al Shem Tov was praying,

The Unsuspecting Hidden Tzaddik

Mar 06, 2022Comments off

The Ba’al Shem Tov had a chassid by the name of Herschel. He was a simple commoner and excelled in his fear of Heaven. For

Q&A: Memory and Reality

Mar 06, 2022Comments off

Q: How does memory affect reality? A: The fact that memory affects reality, or is reality itself, is one of the basic teachings of Chassidut,

The Ba’al Shem Tov: Your Soul will Teach ...

Feb 27, 2022Comments off

Translated and excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s book on the Ba’al Shem Tov, Or Yisrael vol.II, p.188.   Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe

No Such Thing as Coincidence: By Rabbi Yitz...

Feb 21, 2022Comments off

Translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s book, “Or Yisrael” Part 2, page 129.   Once the Ba’al Shem Tov was visiting the holy congregation of Nemerov, and

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