Isaac

The Voice of Jacob

Dec 07, 2022Comments off

What is the secret of the Holiday of Redemption on the 19th of Kislev and its continuation on the 20th of Kislev? The Ba’al Shem

Toldot: The Third Way

Nov 23, 2022Comments off

The herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac’s herdsmen, saying, “The water is ours.” He [Isaac] named that well Esek, because they contended with him. They

I Can Always Do More: An Inner Perspective ...

Nov 16, 2022Comments off

Rabbi Ginsburgh explains how to adopt Isaac’s trait of fear of God and how it can be applied to accomplish more and more in our

Q&A: Animal Offerings and Emotions

Nov 08, 2022Comments off

Q: I would like to know more about the animal offerings.  I know that each animal refers to an aspect within us. What do they

Adar Alef: Rhythm of the Soul

Feb 11, 2022Comments off

Mazal tov! Our intercalated (literally, pregnant year in Hebrew) has given birth to a boy and his name is “First Adar.” This is not just

The Ascent of Humanity: Part 2

Feb 03, 2022Comments off

Click here for Part 1 of this article The Ladder of Human Ascent The Fourth Revolution requires a graded ladder upon which all of humanity

It’s All Up to You: The Unity of Divine P...

Nov 04, 2020Comments off

In the tension between the concepts of Divine Providence and free choice, Chassidut ‘dares’ to categorically adopt both extremes. On one hand, it emphasizes that

Surviving catastrophe

Oct 19, 20123 Comments

In Parashat Noach, humanity undergoes two great catastrophes. The first is the flood – the holocaust that annihilates all of humanity and all land-life except

Fleeing from God

Jun 03, 20111 Comment

An angel asked Hagar, Sarai's maid, "where are you coming from and where are you going?" She answered, "I'm fleeing from Sarai my mistress" ("אֵי

Rectifiying Edom and Ishmael

Mar 17, 20111 Comment

The two great exiles of the Jewish People in our days: Edom (אדום, 51) and Ishmael (ישמעאל, 451) equal 502 = "Cursed be Haman" (ארור

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