Rabbi Mordechai of Lechovitz: Loud Prayer o...

Jan 31, 2023Comments off

Rabbi Mordechai Yoffe of Lechovitz was born in 5502 (1742) to Rabbi Noach Haparnas of Nesvizh (in Belarus). He was orphaned as a child. In

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

Moses from Generation to Generation

Feb 07, 2022Comments off

In this fascinating lecture, Rabbi Ginsburgh describes a full array of Moses' persona according to the sefirot.

Q&A: Prayer for Myself and Others

Jan 03, 2022Comments off

Q: Is there is a special chapter of Psalms that I can say for myself? A: According to the Ba'al Shem Tov, a person should

The Essence of Prayer: Turning to God as ...

Dec 29, 2021Comments off

Click here for part 2 Our connection with God expresses itself in different ways. When we study Torah and perform God’s commandments, we connect to

The Ten Plagues and the Morning Prayer

Dec 29, 2021Comments off

In Chassidic thought[1] it is explained that every day we are entrusted with the task of afflicting our evil inclination with the same Ten Plagues

Pray for It, Sing for It

Nov 08, 2021Comments off

  My dove, in the clefts of the rock, in the covert of the cliff, let me see your countenance, let me hear your voice;

Q&A: How Should I Pray?

Oct 31, 2021Comments off

Q: I don’t know what I am supposed to be doing during prayer. How do I contemplate? What is the goal? What am I supposed

Fasting: Pirkei Avot 6:4

May 12, 2021Comments off

“Such is the way of Torah: Bread with salt you shall eat, water in small measure you shall drink.”   Does this mishnah mean that

Q&A: Foreign Thoughts in Prayer

Apr 14, 2021Comments off

The following are questions that Rabbi Ginsburgh took from the audience after his class on Images and Shadows. Q&A: Foreign Thoughts Q: The Alter Rebbe