Lag B'Omer Insights: Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai and the essence of Jewish mysticism - by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
Find out the inner teachings of what the month of Iyar represents
As we count sefirat haomer throughout the month of Iyar, learn about how the sefirat correspond to the powers of the soul
We’ve heard a lot about a match made in heaven, but what are the real ingredients for a healthy and happy marriage? The key to a happy marriage...
Family persecuted by Soviets, boy returns to lead Chabad House in St. Petersburg
The two names of the second month of the Hebrew calendar are Iyar and Ziv. Both are related to light. Iyar (אִיָיר ) is cognate to the word “light” (אוֹר ). Ziv (זִיו ), which means “splendor” or “brilliance,” is one of the 13 synonyms for light in Hebrew. Both names allude to the special light that shines in this second month of the Jewish calendar.
Having a broken heart is one of the most debilitating, yet powerful, and overwhelming experiences one can encounter in life. Can one possibly avoid heartbreak? Can one heal from it? Are there ways to recover from shattered emotions, and grow from them?
Please join Rabbi Jacobson as he dissects the heart and its mysterious secrets in this – well – heartfelt talk on the nature of love and vulnerability. Learn powerful tools to mend the cracks, suture tears, and discover that nothing is truly as complete as a broken heart.
Lag B'Omer - Revealing the Esoteric: The Soul of Torah
Suffering from panic attacks and depression, I felt like I was turning into a monster. What was happening to me?