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co-founder and first educational
director of Ascent-of-Safed, originator and maintainer of this website, and managing
editor of Kabbala Online. He has hundreds
of published stories in many venues and in (at least) a half dozen languages.
He tells them live in Tsfat (Safed) nearly every week, at his home on Friday evenings
and at Ascent on Saturday nights.
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The Lubavitcher Rebbe's' Rabbi
sent the first edition to the Lubavitcher Rebbe and hoped to receive the Rebbes
blessing and encouragement, but he received no response at all. This distressed
Connection: Adar 17 (this Monday) is the 36th yahrzeit of
Rabbi Zalman-Shimon Dworkin
LAST week's Story
Special Favor from the Most Unexpected Source.
a rabbi and three priests were forced to participte at a Million-Muslim-Men Prayer
Ceremony in Teheran"
Connection: On PURIM we read that Mordechai did
not bow down to Prime Minister Hamam, the descendant of evil-incarnate Amalek.
So, too, we do not bow down to the descendants of wicked Haman.
NEXT week's Story
Lost Shabbat in Yonkers
"Sorry, Rabbi, but
this is my last Shabbat morning in Shul. I got offered a job and I'll have to
work on the Sabbath."
Connection: Weekly Reading the significance
and sanctity of Shabbat observance (Ex. 31:12-17)