THIS WEEK'S CHASSIDIC/KABBALAH STORY
from R. YERACHMIEL TILLES #1131
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The Saturday Surprise Sign

After his wedding, my father was allocated a department of his in-laws' family store to manage. He requested to close it on Shabbat, but was told categorically "Better to close 6 days a week, so long as you work on "Saturday".

 

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Insight of the Week

11 Menachem Av 5779 - Monday, August 12, 2019

The confluence of a holiday with the full moon indicates an occasion of special power. But what makes the full moon of the Fifteenth of Av more special than any other full moon that coincides with seemingly more important holidays, such as Pesach and Sukkot?

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THIS WEEK'S ESSAY FROM RABBI SHAUL YOSEF LEITER
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Va'etchanan 5779

 

 

In the Talmud are found two different quotes focusing on how everything G-d does in the world is for the good

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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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