Q: I teach in a seminary for young women who wish to convert to Judaism. We currently have an excellent group and the atmosphere is
Rabbi Ginsburgh explains the importance of compassion in healing.
Rabbi Ginsburgh explains how the counselor should understand, identify with, love and gently reprove those who consult with him.
In this exquisitely insightful excerpt, Rabbi Ginsburgh guides us beyond our false humility to learn how to truly help a person who seeks our guidance.
In this excerpt from a class on Chassidic psychology, Rabbi Ginsburgh expounds on the beliefs that the counselor must hold regarding God and regarding the
In Hebrew, the word for Passover, Pesach (פסח), reads Peh Sach (פה סח), "a talking mouth." Pesach celebrates freedom, first and foremost – freedom of
The pit was empty, no water, but full of snakes and scorpions. The pit is the mind, water – Torah, snakes and scorpions – bad
David beseeches God: "Who can understand errors; cleanse me from hidden things" ("שגיאות מי יבין מנסתרות נקני"). Errors are unintentional sins. But what are "hidden
The first one to cure personality disorders was King Solomon. Then came Maimonides and then came the Ba'al Shem Tov. Today psychiatrists and psychologists think