When the Ba’al Shem Tov was about ten years old, he was already a member of the company of hidden tzadikim. At seventeen years old,
Translated and excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s book, ‘Or Yisrael,’ Volume 3 page 30. Rabbi Gershon of Kitov once asked the Ba’al Shem Tov to arrange
Rabbi Ginsburgh tells a wondrous story of the Ba’al Shem Tov and the Ba’al Hatoldot of Polna’ah.
Rabbi Ginsburgh describes how the Ba’al Shem Tov was willing to sacrifice himself to revive others.
By Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh The Ba’al Shem Tov, whose yahrtzeit is on Shavuot, said that one of the most important things that we should learn
Why do we suffer? Are minor irritations included in suffering? How did King David deal with suffering and how can we apply his method in
Abraham constantly advanced from intellect to faith until the surprising climax at the Binding of Isaac Parashat Vayera is the second Torah portion that deals
The Seer of Lublin once said, “Between mentor and mentor (Rebbe and Rebbe) I can’t differentiate and I don’t want to differentiate. Between disciple and
The Seer of Lublin passed away, at the age of 70, on the 9th of Av 5575 (1815), a day of national mourning, but also,
The Torah lists by name the non-kosher birds. One of them is the ra’ah, literally “the seer.” The sages explain: It stands in Babylonia and sees