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July 15 Chasidut/Kabbalah: The "Miraculous Release" of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn (12-13 Tammuz)
July 15 UPCOMING Jewish Holiday: The Three Weeks 5779 (starting 18 Tammuz)
July 15 UPCOMING Jewish Holiday: Fast of 17 Tammuz -- delayed (18 Tammuz)
July 15 Jews and Sports: "The Orthodox Jewish Spartan"
July 15 Chasidut/Kabbalah: Essay on this week's Torah reading by Rabbi Shaul Leiter, Director of Ascent
July 15 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Brotherly Love" (Pinchas)
July 15 Chasidut/Kabbalah: MORE on this week's Torah Reading, Pinchas, from Kabbalah sages and Chasidic masters, and on KabbalaOnine.org
July 15

Weekly Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles -- Year #22, Story #1127 (featuring: "The Kotzker Rebbe")

July 15

Pirkei Avot: 2nd Cycle, Chapter 6 -- Mystical Insights into Rabbinical Ethics

July 15 Chasidut/Kabbalah: This week's Torah Reading outside of Israel, Balak from Kabbalah sages and Chasidic masters, and on KabbalaOnine.org
July 15 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Seeing With a Blinded Eye" (Balak)
July 1 The Lubavitcher Rebbe - 25th yahrzeit: A Brief Biography
July 1 UPCOMING Jewish Month: Tammuz 5779 (starts afer sunset on Tuesday night, July 2)
June 10 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Walk and See" (Sivan-Tammuz)
 
  Support Ascent: A shorter, simpler, more efficient Donation page, including 3 new PayPal links and updated addresses
  ASCENT FACEBOOK "Ascent Tsfat" Please join!
  "Saturday Night, Full Moon" (vol. 1) and "Festivals of the Full Moon" (vol. 2) available for purchase through ASCENT online and in Tsfat, the publisher in Jerusalem (Koren), better Jewish bookstores internationally, and on Amazon in both hardcover and Kindle editions
FULLY RENNOVATED, EXTRA BEAUTIFUL, KabbalaOnline.org - a project of Ascent-of-Safed
 

COMING ATTRACTIONS! (PLUS the usual, PLUS more!)

July 22 Current Events: "Vaccines and Doctor Mistakes"
July 22

Weekly Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles -- Year #22, Story #1128 (featuring: ???)

July 22

Pirkei Avot: 3rd Cycle, Chapter 1 -- Mystical Insights into Rabbinical Ethics

July 22 Excerpts from 5 reviews of "Saturday Night, Full Moon" by Yerachmiel Tilles, the Ascent storyteller. [extract]

 

Recent features and selected Oldies but Goodies -- a sampling
July 1 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Mouth-to-Mouth" (Korach)
June 24 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Praying at Ancestral Graves" (Shelach)
June 24 Holy Sites: "Finding Your Soulmate Day" -- Hilula (the Celebration Day) of Rabbi Yonatan Ben Uziel -- in The Valley of Love -- Amuka
June 17 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Blow Those Trumpets" (Baha'alotecha)
June 10 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Holy Exchanges" (Naso)
June 3 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Blessing From the Heart" (Bamidbar)
June 3 RECENT Jewish Holiday: Shavuot 5779
June 3 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Site to Behold" (Shavuot)
June 3 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "An Angelic Visitation" (Shavuot)
May 27 Chassidic/Kabbalah Stories Archives: Story Bios Index now with connected story numbers! - updated
May 20 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Lag B'Omer Departure of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai" (Lag b'Omer)
May 13 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Priestly Misconduct" (Emor)
May 6 Pirkei Avot: Concluding verse -- Mystical Insights into Rabbinical Ethics
April 29 Pirkei Avot: Introductory verse -- Mystical Insights into Rabbinical Ethics
April 29 Safed Kabbalists: Rabbi Chayim Vital - Yahrzeit: 30 Nissan (Sunday, May 5)
April 29 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Getting Paid on Time" (Kedoshim)
April 22 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Outer Body Experience" (Acharei)
April 22 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "When G-d Told Us Not to Pray!" (Pesach 7th)
April 22 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Teacher and the King" (Pesach 8th)
April 22 Weekly Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles -- Year #22, Story #1115 (featuring: Passover Week)
April 15 Weekly Chassidic/Kabbalah Story from R. Yerachmiel Tilles -- Year #22, Story #1114 (featuring: Passover Seder night)
April 15 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Ten Plagues in Our Personal Lives" (Pesach Seder)
April 15 Prayer: "Lecha Dodi": Original rhyming translation and commentary.
April 8 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Sacred Seder Preparations" (Shabbat HaGadol - The Warsaw Ghetto Rebbe)
April 8 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Kosher Indicators" (Metzora)
March 25 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Carnivorous and the Kind" (Shemini)
March 18 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Purim and the Secret of Wine" (Purim)
March 18 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Consuming Fire of Loving-kindness" (Tzav)
March 11 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Giving Yourself" (Vayikra)
Feb. 25 Current Events: "Israel's Launch to the Moon..with a Tanach ("24 books of Torah") disk"
Jan. 14

Life at Ascent: Ascent's 36th Annual Tu b'Shvat "Seder"

15 Shevat 5779 (starts at 7:59 on Sunday night, Jan. 20)

Dec. 10 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Deeds of Kindness with Added Mystical Intentions"
Dec. 3 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "From Sinai to the Internet" (Chanukah)
Nov. 26 RECENT Chasidic Holiday: "A Tale of Two Stories" (Yud-Tes Kislev)
Oct. 2 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "The Female Adam" (Bereishis)
Sept. 20 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "A Delivery to the Nations" (Sukkot - Bat Ayin)
Sept. 3 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Walk, Don't Fly" (Rosh Hashanah)
May 14 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "600000 Root Souls" (Shavuot)
Feb. 26 Life at Ascent: Staff Profiles (updated again)
Jan. 15

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

Jan. 7 Life at Ascent: Ascent's 36th annual TU b'SHEVAT SEDER of the Tsfat Kabbalists -- Sunday, Jan. 20, 7:56 pm
Aug. 22 Safed Shuls: List of active synagogues in Zefat Old City
Aug. 1 Ascent's 'Kosher Humor': "A Nice Cup of Coffee"
June 27 Holy Sites: In the Valley of Love
May 16 Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Lag b'Omer in Meron"
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
Nov.16
Chasidut/Kabbalah: "Kabbalah Soul Music"
Sept. 7 SPECIAL FEATURE: "The Kabbalah of Coffee"
August 10 Prayer: "Lecha Dodi": Original rhyming translation and commentary.
July 28

Kabbalah/Chasidut: "Holy Ari - Basic Teachings"

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 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 -- AMAZING 'Lag b'Omer Miracle in Meron' story with CORRECTED AUDIO LINK
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)
June 11 Sages of Safed: Rabbi Yonatan Ben Uziel (Amuka) as explained by the Baal Shem Tov!
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
Jan. 2 Life at Ascent: "Friend Brings Friend" campaign
Aug. 15 Life at Ascent: Ascent's First Thirty Years (updated)
June 13 Kabbalah/Chasidut: "Recommended Reading List" (corrected)
Perennials
  Life at Ascent: Original, unique, breathtaking Kabbalah Exhibit
  Life at Ascent: Map to Ascent from the Central Bus Station (now GPS compatible!)
  Life at Ascent: Your Personal Torah Code (updates, upgrades and new offers)
  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)
  Sages of Safed: An expanded list
  Prayer & Meditation : Annual Blessing on Blossoming Fruit Trees (month of Nisan)
  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: 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)
 
Kabbalah: Kitvei Arizal - the Writings of the Holy Ari
  The Lubavitcher Rebbe - 24th 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)
  Chasidut/Kabbalah: "For a Full Month" (KiTeitze, Elul - Ohr HaChayim)
   

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