The Land of Desire

May 03, 2022Comments off

Rabbi Ginsburgh on desire, will, and pleasure in the performance of the mitzvot and their connection to the Land of Israel.

Q&A: Reason for Fulfilling Mitzvot

Apr 03, 2022Comments off

Q: Some people told me that it is not good to do mitzvot for the sake of hastening the redemption, but rather to do them

Pirkei Avot 4:2: The Natural Connection

Jun 17, 2020Comments off

Pirkei Avot Chapter 4 Mishnah 2: “Ben Azzai would say: Run to pursue a minor mitzvah, and flee from a transgression. For a mitzvah brings another

For Heaven's Sake

May 28, 2019Comments off

By Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh In “Likutei Amarim,” Rebbe Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk explains the verse in the Scroll of Eicha, “Nisa levaveinu el kapayim, el

Lights and Mitzvot

Feb 01, 2018Comments off

The 613 mitzvot are the only vessels that can contain the great spiritual lights of the Revelation at Mt. Sinai The past few portions of

The Torah's final three commandments

Sep 21, 20121 Comment

This week’s parashah, Vayelech, contains the Torah’s 613th and final mitzvah (commandment), to write a Sefer Torah (Torah scroll), just as Moshe Rabbeinu did. Parashat

Three Reasons to Honor your Parents

Aug 07, 2011No Comments

The name of this month, Av, means "father." This is the month to connect to our parents (father and mother) and honor them. "Honor your