בס"ד
Dec 13 2017, Kislev 25, 5778
Torah reading: Miketz

KABBALAH & CHASSIDUS

The One

An elucidation of G-d’s unity as expounded in chassidic thought. Read more

INSPIRATION

JEWISH PRACTICE

ASK THE RABBI

Once, when the Mittler Rebbe encouraged R. Yitzchak Isaac of Homel to mentor the younger chassidim, he responded, “I am barely able to work on myself, how can I mentor others?” “Learn from me,” rejoined the Mittler Rebbe. “When I see that all is lost, I try to at least help my fellow Jew.”

JEWISH PERSPECTIVES & VALUES

A Judaic Perspective to Homosexuality

Although modern western culture celebrates homosexual relationships, parading their sexual choices and proclivities through the streets of cities throughout the western world, the Torah is abundantly clear that such acts are a complete perversion of true sexual ethos. This article examines Torah’s vision for holy sexuality. Read more

Socrates vs. Avraham

While Socrates is seen as the paragon of virtue and self-sacrifice, chassidic literature explains that he in no way compared to our forefather Avraham–and for that matter even the most simple of Jews. Read more

An Infinite Chicken

How can a finite being connect to an infinite? Is there any value in man’s service to G-d? This essay explains that God is infinitely transcendent yet ever present. These are not two separate points, but in reality one and the same. Read more

The One

An elucidation of G-d’s unity as expounded in chassidic thought. Read more