In explaining the unique properties of the month of Elul, the Alter Rebbe, the first Lubavitcher Rebbe, invokes a parable of a loving king who comes to visit his subjects in their world, the ‘field’. An examination of the details of this parable reveals a template for successful parenting, education and marriage. (Based on Ani L’dodi 5726)
Rabbi Yisrael Ba’al Shem Tov was born on the 18th of Elul 5458 (1698). When he was a small child, his parents passed away and he joined a group of hidden tzaddikim, wandering with them throughout Ukraine. In his youth, the Ba’al Shem Tov worked as an assistant melamed (teacher of small children), concealing his righteousness and greatness in Torah behind the persona of an uneducated orphan.
Preparing for Rosh HaShanah; Revelations of Divine Mercy - a collection of teachings from the Zohar, the Holy Ari, Mystical Classics, Chassidic Masters and more
Practical tips to enhance your teshuva experience and use this auspicious time to connect with your true self.
A wrenching true story of enslavement, torture and liberation.
nfielder and pitcher Elie Kligman has been running the bases as long as he can remember. One of the top-ranked youth players in Nevada, the eighteen-year-old has competed at all levels, but when the sun goes down on Friday, Elie is not on the field.
Moshe Vs. Yehoshua: Sometimes Your Unconscious Fears Undermine Success with Rabbi YY Jacobson
The same covenant that promises suffering, promises redemption.
An overview of the joyous day of the fifteenth of Av, its inner meaning and significance.
My father, Rabbi Dovid Ross, of blessed memory, passed away six months ago after a grueling battle with cancer. My children could not help but be affected by the illness and death of their beloved grandfather.