Ba’al Shem Tov

Ba’al Shem Tov: Think Good and it Will Be...

Feb 19, 2020Comments off

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,

You Mean I Missed Him?

Jan 16, 2020Comments off

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

Video: The Ba’al Shem Tov

Jul 25, 2019Comments off

Rabbi Ginsburgh tells a wondrous story of the Ba’al Shem Tov and the Ba’al Hatoldot of Polna’ah.

The Ba’al Shem Tov: A Million Pieces ...

Jul 16, 2019Comments off

Rabbi Ginsburgh describes how the Ba’al Shem Tov was willing to sacrifice himself to revive others.

The Ba’al Shem Tov’s Mount-Sinai-Stone ...

Jun 06, 2019Comments off

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

Transforming Suffering into Redemption

Aug 31, 2018Comments off

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

Right and Left – Parashat Vayera

Nov 03, 2017Comments off

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

Shining the Mentor’s Light

Aug 09, 20113 Comments

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

9th of Av: the Seer of Lublin’s Yahrz...

Aug 09, 20111 Comment

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,

Keen Eyesight Isn’t Necessarily Good ...

Jul 16, 20113 Comments

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

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