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April 9

April 9

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "This Month's for You" (ROSH CHODESH NISSAN)

April 9

Chasidut/Kabbalah: An essay on this week's Torah reading, Tazria, by Rabbi Shaul Yosef Leiter, Executive Director of ASCENT

April 9

Chasidut/Kabbalah: Kosher Indicators" (Tazria-Metzora)

April 9 Chasidut/Kabbalah: MORE on this week's Torah reading, Tazria, from Kabbalah sages and Chasidic masters, and on KabbalaOnLine.org
Apr. 9

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Blessed Seder Preparations" (PESACH - The Warsaw Ghetto Rabbi)

April 9

This Week's Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story#1374: "THE CONVINCING WORDS OF THE APOSTATE JEW" (Apta Rebbe)

April 9

Ascent storyteller WhatsApp Group and email list: a different embedded audio, embedded video and linked print story each Saturday night. THIS WEEK's Schedule

April 9 Chassidic/Kabbalah Stories: Brief Biographical Glimpses of all the main characters in alphabetical order, cross-referenced to the story ID numbers UPDATED!

Oct. 30

"Amazing ASCENT Story from the Gaza war" (Story #1351)

 
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Apr. 16

Upcoming Jewish Festival: PESACH!

Apr. 16

Chasidut/Kabbalah: " " (PESACH)

Apr. 16

Next Week's Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story#1375: "???"

Apr. 22

UPCOMING SPECIAL SHABBAT:HAGADOL (April 20)
Recent features and selected Oldies but Goodies -- a sampling

April 2

RECENT SPECIAL SHABBAT: SHABBAT HACHODESH

April 2

Last Week's Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story#1373: "Fixated on Chicken Wraps"

April 2

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Carnivorous and the Kind"" (Shemini)

Mar. 25

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Consuming Fire of Loving-kindness" (Tzav)

Mar. 25

RECENT SPECIAL SHABBAT: "Kabbalah and Magic" (SHABBAT PARAH - Chassidic Masters series)

Mar. 18

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Giving Yourself" (Vayikra)

Mar. 18

"Erasing Amalek" (SHABBAT ZACHOR - Chassidic Masters series)

Mar. 18

RECENT SPECIAL SHABBAT: SHABBAT SHEKALIM

Mar. 11

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Gold Rush " (Pekudei)

Mar. 4

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Peaceful Shabbat" (Vayakhel)

Mar. 4

Prayer & Meditation:: "Lecha Dodi"

Mar. 4

Recent Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story#1369: "A Precious Coin" (SHABBAT SHEKALIM)

Feb. 26

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Lifting Your Head" (Ki Tisa)

Feb. 12 RECENT Jewish Holy Days: Two ADARS: "Maintaining the Cosmic Balance -- 60 days of Jewish Calendar Calisthentics"
Feb. 19

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Secrets of the Priestly Breastplate" (Tetzaveh)

Feb. 12

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Two Tabernacles for Two Realities" (Trumah)

Feb. 12

Recent Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story #1366: "A Two-Way Surprise at the Tsfat Cemetery"

Feb. 5

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Nullifying Witchcraft" (Mishpatim - Baal Shem Tov Talmud lesson)

Jan. 29

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Earthly and Heavenly Chariots" (Yitro)

Jan. 22

Recent Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story #1363: "Divinely Arranged Synchronicity" (Schwartzes)

Jan. 22 ASCENT'S 41ST ANNUAL TU B'SHVAT SEDER! - Wednesday sunset, January 24, 7:30pm, reservation required
Jan. 22

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Tu B'Shvat in Your Dreams"

Jan. 22

BONUS Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles-- “TROPICAL ORANGES IN A RUSSIAN WINTER ORCHARD” (15th of Shvat) New Year's Day for fruit trees in Israel VIDEO LINK

Jan. 15

Chasidut/Kabbalah: Offer Yourself" (Yud (10th) Shvat - ch. 2 of the immortal chasidic discourse, 'Basi l'Gani)

Jan. 15

Previous Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story #1362: "HOW TO FOOL THE SECRET POLICE" (6th Lubavitcher Rebbe)

Jan. 15

BONUS Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles-- "The Reserved Chair" (10th of Shvat: Shabbat): yahrzeit of the Rebbe Rayatz) VIDEO LINK

Jan. 22

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Leaders of People and of Time" (Beshalach)

Jan. 15

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Connection Deeper Than Natural" (BO)

Jan. 8

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Two Names for Two Brothers" (Vaera)

Jan. 8

BONUS Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles-- "Rebbe’s Rebbe" (2nd of Shevat): yahrzeit of Rabbi Meshulam-Zushia) VIDEO LINK

Jan. 8 RECENT Jewish Month: SH'VAT 5784 (January 10, 2024, sunset - February 9)
Jan. 1, 2024

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "To Speak in His Name" (Shmot-Vaera)

Jan. 1 Jews and Sports: "A Gold Medal for Gaza"

Jan. 1

Previous Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story #1360: "Naming a Mother and a Daughter" (Lubavitcher Rebbe)

Jan. 1

BONUS Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles-- "From Moshe to Moshe": (20th of Tevet: Sunday night - Monday) yahrzeit of Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon - the Rambam) [watch the Ascent storyteller tell it on YouTube!]

Jan. 1

BONUS Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles-- "More Enlightened than the Enlightenment" (24th of Tevet: Thursday night - Friday): yahrzeit of Rabbi Shneur Zalman, founder of Chabad) [watch the Ascent storyteller tell it on YouTube!]

Dec. 26

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Deeds of Kindness with Added Mystical Intentions" (Ramak)

Dec. 26

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Cross-Handed Blessing" (Vayechi)

Dec. 25 Jews and Sports: "The Kabbalah of Chess"
Dec. 18

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Paving the Royal Highway" (Vayigash)

Dec. 18

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Fast Day of the Tenth of the Tenth" (Friday, Dec. 22)

Dec. 11

Chanukah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story #1357: "Chanukah Sorcery in Iran"

Dec. 11

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Dreams and Circles" (Mikeitz)

Dec. 11

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "From Sinai to the Internet" (Chanukah)

Dec. 11

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Small Candle; A Lot of Light" (Chanukah)

Dec. 4

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Yehuda & Tamar" (A Chanukah Drama)

Dec. 4

A Previous Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story #1356: "The Nazi’s Grandson From Bordeaux" (Lubavitcher Rebbe)

Dec. 4

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Yehuda & Tamar" (Vayeishev)

Nov. 27 RECENT Chasidic Celebration: YUD-TET KISLEV 5784 (Shabbat, Nov.25)
Nov. 27

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Special Bar-Mitzvah Guest" (Vayishlach)

Nov. 20

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Dreams and Visions" (Vayetzei - Zohar)

Nov. 13

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Yaakov vs. Esau in Kabbalah" (Toldot)

Nov. 13 RECENT Jewish Month: KISLEV 5784
Nov. 6

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Kabbalah and the Eastern Religions" (Chaye Sara)

Nov. 6

Weekly Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story #1352: "Sons of Fatima" (Rav Mordchai Eliyahu)

Oct. 30

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The First Jewish Delicatessen" (Vayera)

Oct. 30

BONUS Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles-- "The Guest Who Wore All White" (11th of Cheshvan (Wednesday night-Thursday): yahrzeit of Rachel Imeinul) VIDEO LINK

Oct. 23

BONUS Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles-- "The King, The Jews, The Rain" (7th of Cheshvan (Saturday night-Sunday): beginning of prayers for rain in Israel) VIDEO LINK

Oct. 23

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Leaving Home" (Lech Lecha)

Oct. 23

Weekly Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story #1350: "Two Crumpled Pictures" (Kfar Veradim)

Oct. 16

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Mighty Waters and Fiery Love" (No'ach)

Oct. 9

Chasidut/Kabbalah: ""The Female Adam" (Bereishis - Apter Rebbe)"

Oct. 9

Weekly Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story #1348: "Accessing the Hidden Light of Creation" (Baba Sali)

Oct. 4

Weekly Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story #1347: "The Shirtless Torah Dance" (Simchat Torah)

Sep. 26

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Mystic Math" (Zot HaBracha - Chasidic Masters series)

Sep. 26

Chasidut/Kabbalah: ""A Delivery to the Nations" (Bat Ayin - Sukkot)

Sep. 18

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Purifying the Holy of Holies" (YOM KIPPUR)

Sep. 18

BONUS Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #27, Story #1345: "Stranded in Kano" (YOM KIPPUR)

Sep. 18

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Heaven-Inspired Torah Code" (Ha'azinu)

Sep. 11

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Mystical Secret of the Shofar" (ROSH HASHANA)

Sep. 11 RECENT Jewish Month: Tishrei 5784 (Friday sunset, September 15 - October 15)
Sep. 4

Chasidut/Kabbalah: An essay on this week's double Torah reading, Netzavim-Vayeilech, by Rabbi Shaul Yosef Leiter, Executive Director of ASCENT

Sep. 4

Sep. 4

Sep. 4 Chasidut/Kabbalah: MORE on this week's double Torah Reading, Netzavim-Vayeilech, from Kabbalah sages and Chasidic masters, and on KabbalaOnine.org
Aug. 28

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Greater Joy" (Ki Tavo)

Aug. 21

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Getting Paid on Time" (Ki Teitzei)

Aug. 28 CURRENT Chasidic Celebration: CHAI ELUL 5783 (Sunday night - Monday, Sept.3-4, 2023)
Aug. 14

Holy Sites: Benyamin HaTzadik (29th of Menahem-Av)

Aug. 14 RECENT Jewish Holy days: The "Last-Chance Month" of Elul
Aug. 14

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Divination: Forbidden and Permitted" (Shoftim)

Aug. 7

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Spiritual and Selfless" (RE'EH)

Aug. 7 BONUS story for 20 Av: "Kabbalah vs. the Draft Board" (father of the Lubavitcher Rebbe) VIDEO LINK

July 31

Weekly Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #26, Story#1338: Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz Even-Yisrael (17th of Menahem-Av)

July 31

RECENT Jewish Holiday: (Chamisha Asar [15th] b'Av)

July 31

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Not by Bread Alone" (Ekev)

July 24

Chassidut/Kabbalah: "Bleeding Curtain Miracle" (Tisha b'Av)

July 24

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Audio-Visual-Connections" (Va'et'chanan)

July 17

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Shabbat of Vision" (Devarim)

July 17

Sages of Safed: "Yahrzeit of the Ari" (Hei [5th] Av)

July 17
Kabbalah: Kitvei Arizal - the Writings of the Holy Ari
July 17 BONUS story for 5 Av: "Revealed on a Forehead" (The "Holy ARI" of Safed - Rabbi Yitzchak Luria) VIDEO LINK
July 17 RECENT Jewish Month: MENACHEM-AV 5783 (Tuesday night, July 18 - August 16)
July 10

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The 42 Journeys of Our Lives" (Massai)

July 10

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Holy Pleasures" (Mattos)

July 3

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Brotherly Love" (Pinchas)

June 26

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Seeing With a Blinded Eye" (Balak)

June 26 BONUS story #1 for 12-13 Tammuz: "Jewish Leader Arrested by Jewish Communists" (Rebbe Rayatz)
June 26 BONUS story for 9 Tammuz: "Death-March Water Revelation" (heard from a relative of a Jew who was there!) VIDEO LINK
June 19 BONUS story for 3 Tammuz: A personal one with The Lubavitcher Rebbe from one of Ascent's founders VIDEO LINK
June 19

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Saving Lives" (Chukat)

June 12

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Mouth-to-Mouth" (Korach)

June 5 Jews and Sports: "Speedy Beatie Wins Again" (Track)
June 5

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Praying at Ancestral Graves" (Shelach)

May 29

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Blow Those Trumpets" (Beha'alotecha)

May 22

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Fasting While Eating" (Naso)

May 22

BONUS Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles for Shavuot: "An Angelic Visitation" VIDEO LINK

May 22

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Ten + Ten + Ten" (Shavuot - Zohar)

May 22

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Site to Behold" (Shavuot)

May 15

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Blessing From the Heart" (Bamidbar - Zohar)

May 8

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Lag B'Omer Departure of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai"

May 8

BONUS Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles for Lag b'Omer: "Miracle in Meron" [for the audio version, send a request for A02]

May 8

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Ultimate Release" (Bahar)

May 8

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Holy Exchanges" (Behukotai)

May 1

Chassidic/Kabbalah Stories: Brief Bios of Main Personalities in all 1300 plus stories, cross-referenced according to story #. Expanded

May 1

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Priestly Misconduct" (Emor)

April 24

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Getting Paid on Time" (Kedoshim)

April 17

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Kosher Indicators" (Tazria-Metzora)

April 17 Chasidut/Kabbalah: Rosh Chodesh IYAR 5783 - Friday & Shabbat

April 3

Weekly Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles--Year #26, Story#1321: "From Chabad to Conservative" (Lubavitcher Rebbe) ]

March 27

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Throw A Frog At Story Time" (Shabbat HaGadol & Pesach - Zohar)

March 27

Chasidut/Kabbalah: ""Blessed Seder Preparations" (Shabbat HaGadol - 'The Warsaw Ghetto Rebbe')

March 20

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Original New Moon" (Rosh Chodesh Nissan)

March 13

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Peaceful Shabbat" (Vayakhel)

March 13

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Gold Rush" (Pikudei)

March 6

BONUS Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles for PURIM: "The Rabbi vs. the Ayatollah"

March 6

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Purim and the Secret of Wine" (PURIM)

Feb. 27

BONUS Story for the "Shabbat of Remembering" [for the audio version, send a request for A36]

Feb. 27

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Fallen King" (Shabbos Zachor- "The Shabbat of Remembering") [watch the Ascent storyteller tell it on YouTube!]

Feb. 20

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Month of Mazal" (ADAR)

Feb. 13

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Small Silver Coin of Redemption" (Shabbat-Shekalim)

Feb. 6

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Earthly and Heavenly Chariots" (Yitro)

Jan. 16

BONUS Story for the "Shabbat of the Half-Shekel" [for the audio version, send a request for A42]

Jan. 30

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "When G-d Told Us Not to Pray!" (Beshalach)

Jan. 30

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Leaders of People and of Time" (Beshalach)

Jan. 23 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Offer Yourself" (YUD SHVAT -- Tues. night-Wed, Feb. 1) ch. 2 of the immortal chasidic discourse, 'Basi l'Gani]
Jan. 23

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Connection Deeper Than Natural" (BO)

Jan. 16

BONUS Story for the yahrzeit of the Alter Rebbe of Chabad (watch the Ascent storyteller tell it on YouTube!)

Jan. 16

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Two Names for Two Brothers" (VA'ERA) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPv2EHu6oi8

Jan. 9

BONUS Story for the yahrzeit of the Rambam (Maimonides) (watch the Ascent storyteller tell it on YouTube!)

Jan. 9

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "To Speak in Your Name" (Shemot)

Jan. 2

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Cross-Handed Blessing" (Vayechi)

Dec. 26

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Paving the Royal Highway" (Vayigash)

Dec. 19

BONUS Chanukah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles -- "Chanukah in Bergen-Belson" (Tchaber Rav, Satmer Rebbe) [for the audio version, send a request for A79]

Dec. 19

Chasidut/Kabbalah: Who Knows Eight?" (Chanukah)

Dec. 19

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Yehuda & Tamar -- A Chanukah Drama" (Vayeishev-Chanukah)

Dec. 12

RECENT Chasidic Celebration: "A Tale of Two Stories" (Yud-Tes Kislev)

Oct. 3

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Delivery to the Nations" (Sukkot - Bat Ayin)

Oct. 3

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Purifying the Holy of Holies" (Yom Kippur)

Oct. 3

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Heaven-Inspired Torah Code" (Ha'azinu)

Sept. 19

Chasidut/Kabbalah: What is a Soul" - (Rosh Hashana - Chasidic Masters series)

Aug. 29

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Divination: Forbidden and Permitted" (SHOFTIM)

Aug. 22 Safed Shuls: List of active synagogues in Zefat Old City UPDATED
Aug. 8 Chasidut/Kabbalah: Tu b'Av and the Full Moon" (Fifteenth of Av)
June 27 The Lubavitcher Rebbe - 28th yahrzeit: A Brief Biography
June 20 Holy Sites: "Finding Your Soulmate Day" -- Hilula (the 'Celebration Day') of Rabbi Yonatan Ben Uziel [26 Sivan /2022:June 25 -- in The Valley of Love -- Amuka
May 16

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Lag B'Omer Departure of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai" (Lag b'Omer)

May 9

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Passover Again -- Far Out, Man!" (Pesach Sheini / "Second Passover") Sunday, May 15

Apr. 25

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Getting Paid on Time" (Kedoshim - Ari)

Apr. 11 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Matza & Midnight" (Pesach Seder)
Mar, 14 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Behind the Masks" (PURIM)
Jan. 24

Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Kabbalah Soul Music"

Nov. 29 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Meditation on the Chanukah Candle" (Chanukah)
Nov. 15 "A Tale of Two Stories" (Yud-Tes Kislev)
Aug. 30 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "What is a Soul" (ROSH HASHANA)
Aug. 9 Current Events: "Teenage Jewish Boy Saves Elderly Jewish Woman's Life"
July 19 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Tu b'Av and the Full Moon" (15th Av)
Feb. 1 BONUS Story for this week: "The Rebbetzin in Action"
Nov. 9

Weekly Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles -- Year #24, Story #1196, featuring: "Schwartzie in Hebron"

Sep. 14 List of 13 stories for the upcoming holidays from "Festivals of the Full Moon" by Yerachmiel Tilles, the Ascent storyteller.
May 11

THE Lag b'Omer Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles -- the most miraculous, yet the most authenticated. Audio version too! (Lag b'Omer)

Mar. 23, 2020 Current Events: "A Meditation for CCPVirus-Induced Isolation and Lockdowns"
Feb. 3 Jews and Sports: "Lessons from the Super Bowl"
April 15 Prayer: "Lecha Dodi": Original rhyming translation and commentary.
Feb. 26 Life at Ascent: Staff Profiles (updated)
Jan. 15

Shoot the Rabbi: Q: "Why do you stress Judaism as a religion? We see it primarily as a culture." Response:

Mar.28 Life at Ascent: University of Haifa student review of Ascent
Feb. 1 Life at Ascent: short video clip from our 33rd annual Tu bShvat Seder
Jan. 11
Sept. 7 SPECIAL FEATURE: "The Kabbalah of Coffee"
June 16 5-STAR REVIEW on Amazon.com for the Kindle edition of
"Saturday Night, Full Moon" by Yerachmiel Tilles,
the Ascent storyteller.[preview]
May 26 RAVE REVIEW by acclaimed author Yanki Tauber for "Saturday Night, Full Moon" by Yerachmiel Tilles, the Ascent storyteller.
Available for purchase in Tzfat through ASCENT, or else from the publisher
in Jerusalem. [preview]
July 22 Life at Ascent: Shabbat Experience in Mystical Tzefat (improved)
May 6 Chassidic/Kabbalah Stories -- Another amazing story with CORRECTED AUDIO LINK
Oct. 29 Shoot!: The ASCENT Question & Answer Forum menu (updated: "Jewish Yoga?"--at Beliefs #15)
Sep. 3 Ascent Studies: Links page (updated)
Mar. 19 Torah and Science: Global Ecology
Feb. 27 Kabbalah: "What is Kabbalah and Why?" -- more definitions
Jan. 22 Era of Moshiach - "Moshiach and the Moon"
Jan. 22 Prayer: Morning Blessing #17 - Women's perspective
Aug. 15 Life at Ascent: Ascent's First Thirty Years (updated)
June 13 Kabbalah/Chasidut: "Recommended Reading List" (corrected)
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  Life at Ascent: Seminar Reviews (updated)
  Life at Ascent: SUMMER DAILY Schedule (REVISED!)
  Life at Ascent: Library/Media Center (updated)
  Life at Ascent: 30th annual Safed Klezmer Festival (Ascent schedule w' Festival schedule) August 22-24. 2017
  Life at Ascent: What is Ascent? (updated)
  Life at Ascent: Staff Profiles (updated)
  Life at Ascent: Contact us (updated)
  Life at Ascent: Ulpan (updated)
  Ascent Studies: Links page (updated)
  Prayer & Meditation: Annual Blessing on Blossoming Fruit Trees (month of Nisan)
  Pirkei Avot: Introductory & Concluding verses -- Mystical Insights into Rabbinical Ethics
  Meditation: A Woman's Shabbat Candlelighting Meditation
  Ascent Studies: Free E-subscriptions (updated)
  Ascent Studies: Surf & Learn -- Just like from our Visitor's Lounge here in Tsfat
  Kosher Humor: Ascent "Kosher Humor" archives open for the merry month of Adar only
  Life at Ascent: short video clip from our 33rd annual Tu bShvat Seder
  "One Shabbat, One World" International Shabbaton - Feb. 3-4
  Farbrengen with BIG MO in L.A. (more information)
  Ascent on the Road!: TWO Reunion Shabboses in L.A. with BIG Mo
  Upcoming Jewish Festival: "New Moon of Nissan"
  Prayer: "Lecha Dodi": Original rhyming translation and commentary.
  Pirkei Avot: Concluding verse -- Mystical Insights into Rabbinical Ethics
  Pirkei Avot: Introductory verse -- Mystical Insights into Rabbinical Ethics
  Pirkei Avot: Chapter 1 -- Mystical Insights into Rabbinical Ethics
 
Kabbalah: "The Lag B'Omer Departure of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai" (Lag B'Omer)
 
Kabbalah: "Deeds of Kindness with Mystical Intentions" (Ramak)
  Chasidut/Kabbalah: "For a Full Month" (KiTeitze, Elul - Ohr HaChayim)
 

Sages of Safed: "Yahrzeit of the Ari" (Hei [5th] Av -- August 5-6)

 
Kabbalah: Kitvei Arizal - the Writings of the Holy Ari
  The Lubavitcher Rebbe - 30th yahrzeit: A Brief Biography
  A personal story with The Lubavitcher Rebbe from one of Ascent's founders
  Chassidic/Kabbalah Stories -- Tuesday of this week (Kislev 12) is the 185th yahrzeit of the Avritcher Rebbe of Tsfat, author of the mystical Torah book, "Bat Ayin"
  Chassidic/Kabbalah Stories from R. Yerachmiel Tilles -- Year #1, Story #125 / Feb. 1999 (Shabbat Shekalim)
  Chassidic/Kabbalah Stories from R. Yerachmiel Tilles -- Story #538 (Shabbat Zachor 5768/2008)
 

BONUS STORY from R. Yerachmiel Tilles for Chai (18) ELUL, birthday of both the Baal Shem Tov & Rabbi Shneur Zalman: "Mirror Mirror on the Wall"

  Chassidic/Kabbalah Stories: The rainy season in Israel begins tonight! For "rainy season in Israel" stories, see #103 and 106 (both in "Saturday Night, Full Moon") and 528, a Safed story
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Excerpts from 5 reviews of "Saturday Night, Full Moon" by Yerachmiel Tilles, the Ascent storyteller. [extract]
   

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