A Treasury of Chassidic Tales: On the Festivals, Vol. 1

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If I can, I tell them an one-liner, or if they ask how I'm doing (after I've asked them first) I usually say "If I were doing any better, I'd charge you for asking, but then I'd be lying through my teeth and I don't have any!" He saw that the God they envisioned was merely a tool for human reasoning, a principle that they used rather than a being with whom we can relate. The Rebbe had no children so there was really no one to take over the role of leadership.

Holy Brother: Inspiring Stories and Enchanted Tales about

Yitta Halberstam Mandelbaum

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The Hasidic parts of Crown Heights, Williamsburg, and Boro Park are lively islands of traditional Jewishness in the midst of larger, racially diverse, working and middle class neighborhoods. Non-observant "modern" Jews tend to view Hasidic Jews as superstitious outdated fanatics. All the same, a recent study of women within a contemporary community of Ger Hasidim in Israel highlights the modern paradox of their relationship to the traditionally gendered value of Jewish education.

Menahem Nahum of Chernobyl: Upright Practices, The Light of

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Nothing is done without the consent of the rabbinical establishment. I'm with Snag on the gilgul issue, as well as other Kaballah. From neo-Nazi to Hasidic Jew: Former skinhead who discovered his Jewish roots to speak in Montreal Postmedia News Satmar represents internal communal piety, outside the influence of secular trends. Belz is led by the rabbinical dynasty of Rokeach; the current Rebbe is Rabbi Yissochor Dov Rokeach. Answer There are around 14 million Jews today, worldwide.

Men of Silk: The Hasidic Conquest of Polish Jewish Society

Glenn Dynner

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Two people told me they were afraid that I had been hired by the Lebovits family. Some Rabbis wear a "round" samet hat in a similar style to the shtofener hats, however made from the Samet material. The Hasidic communities were therefore disproportionatly decimated. Shekhinah--God's Glory, the indwelling presence of God on earth; in Kabbalah it is described in feminine terms as the aspect of God identified with the tenth sefirah, Malkhut, and which, with the fall of humanity, has been exiled into the world; a major emphasis in Jewish spiritual practice is to help redeem the exiled Shekhinah by returning to union with God.

Martin Buber's 10 Rungs: Collected Hasidic Sayings

Martin Buber

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Wanna take a guess what town I'm going to to celebrate Halloween? Kippah Design has an index of patterns that you can use to crochet your own kippot. Interlink Foundation and De Montfort University. Revival: At the time when Rabbi Yisrael Ba'al Shem Tov founded Hasidism, the Jews were physically crushed by massacres (in particular, those of the Cossack leader Chmelnitzki in 1648-1649) and poverty, and spiritually crushed by the disappointment engendered by the false messiahs.

Joseph Perl's Revealer Of Secrets: The First Hebrew Novel

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He was particularly gifted at adapting Hebrew texts to the Turkish, Arabic, Spanish and Greek folk music of his time. Could anything be more “anti-semitic” than the legalization of metzitzah b’peh? After an extended period of musicological research in Turkey, Hadass sings with makamic eastern intonation and is backed by an ensemble consisting of traditional Ottoman instruments. It is often more helpful to read books of moral and spiritual inspiration, than to engage in over-analytical approaches in study of the Talmud and Rabbinical literature.

Once upon a Holiday Story

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Since then over 100,000 immigrants, including non-Jewish family members, have come to Germany from former Soviet countries. At first they did not adopt the familiar Hasidic garb. Besides the written collections, the coplas were also passed down orally by singing original melodies or ones borrowed from earlier Hebrew piyutim (the melodies of which in turn were borrowed from Turkish songs). If God wanted perfection, He would not have created us with faults and struggles.

Toward a Meaningful Life, New Edition: The Wisdom of the

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Perhaps most disturbing is a new breed of fraud involving observant community leaders, sometimes rabbis themselves, and intended to benefit the community itself, such as fraud against government spending programs for education and health care…And more often than not, the community, including its lay and religious leaders, stands up for the perpetrators by defending, or at least excusing, their behavior. The only thing I with all his strength until, again, he fell to the earth, exhausted, without an he got up again and began to call out, “Master of the world!

The Sfas Emes: The Life and Teachings of Rabbi Yehudah Aryeh

Moshe A. Braun

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Before that, his hair is not cut at all, and is allowed to grow long. It has been suggested, for example, that the major role played by garlic, leek and onions in Jewish cooking is due to these influences. Nineteen- and twenty-year-olds who looked like my baby-sitters pushed their own carriages and strollers, and high-spirited children hopped like rabbits everywhere. Rather than cold and formalistic ritual, Ba�al Shem Tov stressed spontaneous and ecstatic prayer and worship of God [Spener and Francke also called for reform of worship and increased emphasis on prayer life].

A Heart Afire: Stories and Teachings of the Early Hasidic

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The main characteristic that sets a cougar apart from other older women is that the cougar is specifically going after younger men with intent and cuts right to the chase. It was only after his death, however, that the systematic dissemination of Hasidism began. Often someone who is making a memorial for a parent or relative, or a great Rabbi, will donate the food in their memory, so the blessings can be a merit for the departed.