THIS WEEK'S CHASSIDIC/KABBALAH STORY
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"Double Jeopardy"

"It's not like I woke up one morning and wanted to donate a kidney," he said. "My own nine children, ages 2 to 14, are my first priority."

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6 Iyar 5784 - Tuesday, May 14, 2024

From the second night of Passover we "count the Omer." Mystically, this is in order to reveal G-dliness in the world and to refine ourselves to the extent that we can receive the Torah on Shavuot.

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THIS WEEK'S ESSAY FROM RABBI SHAUL YOSEF LEITER
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Emor

The soul, which is literally a part of G-d from Above, is loaned to the body for the duration of a person's life. When our lifetime comes to an end, we must return the loan.

 

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Kabbalistic Books by Ascent Staff

"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"

OUT OF PRINT; now in its 3rd 4th printing!
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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