Whenever Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Liska signed
a letter he always added the words Ohev Yisrael (one who loves his
fellow Jew). Once, when he was about to append these two words, the pen
fell from his hand. He picked it up and tried again, with the same result.
The Ascent storyteller
WhatsApp group: a different Audio,Video and Print story each Saturday night!
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of the Week
11 Tammuz 5781 - Monday, June 21, 2021
This year the
17th of Tammuz falls on Sunday, July 27. The fast starts before
dawn and ends after dark. No eating or drinking. Special services
at shul morning and afternoon. The money saved by not eating should
go to charity; the time, to Torah-study and mitzvot-performance.
This fast day commerates...
Ascentof Safed is designed to be a place for relaxation, reflection, interaction,
and spiritual exploration, where you can grow and learn in your own way, at your
own pace, in an open atmosphere. You can experience a wide range of learning,
volunteer, creative, recreation and other opportunities at Ascent as well as in
the Old City of Tzfat.
We can help you create a personalized study plan,
you can join one of our weekend or weekday retreats, or you can come to relax
and attend study and meditation sessions at your leisure, while staying in our
great hostel with its spectacular views.
The mission of the Jewish people in the world, the reason we were created, is
to purify and refine physical reality, to bring it closer to holiness. To allow
the light to shine in the world, to light up the darkness. The opportunity to
do this is there in front of us in every aspect of our lives..
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.