The Ascent storyteller
WhatsApp group: a different Audio,Video and Print story each Saturday night!
TO JOIN "TillesTells"; and for more about the group.
of the Week
17 Adar 5781 - Monday, Mar. 1, 2021
is not a collection of reports of what various sages and saints had to say on
the meaning of life and ultimate values - based on their mystical experiences
or visions. The Kabbala and its teachings - no less than the halacha - are an
integral part of the Torah. They are traced back to the historical roots of Sinai,
part and parcel of "Moses received the Torah from Sinai and transmitted it...."
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.
This is what it means
to become "broken Tablets". Being broken is to let go of our own ego,
to actually enter a different dimension, a place where we totally nullify ourselves
to G-d's intellect, that we accept it unquestionably, Then, and only then, is
there Divine assistance that elevates our human, limited understanding. To go
to a higher level, where we are able to grasp the inner truth of the Torah
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.