THIS WEEK'S CHASSIDIC/KABBALAH STORY
from R. YERACHMIEL TILLES #1097
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What Price Tefillin?

Before Yitzchak Thaler was deported to a labour camp somewhere in Poland, he made himself a belt with pockets, in which he hid three things: ...

 

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9 Tevet 5778 / Mon., Dec. 17, 2018

"The Fast on the Tenth Day of the Tenth Month (Tevet)"
This week, on Tuesday, is the sunrise-to-nightfall Fast of the Tenth of Tevet. It commemorates the onset of the siege outside the walls of Jerusalem that led to the destruction of the Holy Temple on the Ninth of Av. In addition, in our times it has become the date to say Kaddish for those martyrs of the Holocaust (and all the others through the centuries) whose date of death is unknown.

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THIS WEEK'S ESSAY FROM RABBI SHAUL YOSEF LEITER
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Vayechi 5779

 

Only when our "garments" i.e. our thought, speech or actions are imbued with "wine" i.e. happiness, are we able to draw down the maximum divine energy to fully empower us in this physical world.

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"Festivals of the Full Moon" (Koren)

If you enjoyed Saturday Night Full Moon", you're sure to want its sequel. Another collection of intriguing Stories of Kabbalah Sages, Chasidic Masters and other Jewish Heroes by Ascent's storymaster, Yerachmiel Tilles.

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"Apples from the Orchard"

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Deep mystical insights from the teachings of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria on the Weekly Torah, translated into English by Moshe-Yakov Wisnefsky.

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"GPS for the Soul"

A summary of lessons conducted at the Ascent Institute in Safed by Nadav Cohen on the first 12 chapters of the Tanya, on its themes, including stories and examples.

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