Conscious Community: A Guide to Inner Work

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.52 MB Downloadable formats: PDF They decided to recreate the Hasidic world in urban New York. Popular History of Jewish Civilization: Hasidism. I was told horrible things would happen to me in this world and the "next world" if I leave. I cried onto my clipped hair, hot tears of frustration, anger and humiliation. The former is common among Jews with little or no religious practice, and the latter is use...
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A Hidden Light: Stories and Teachings of Early Habad and

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.64 MB Downloadable formats: PDF From among the numerous disciples of Besht, two—the preachers Baer of Meseritz and Jacob Joseph Cohen of Polonnoye—more than any others contributed to the spread of his teachings. In New York City the neighborhoods include Borough Park, Williamsburg, and Crown Heights in the borough of Brooklyn, and Monsey, Monroe, and New Square which are farther upstate. Rachel’s Daughters (...
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The Great Maggid: The Life and Teachings of Rabbi Dovber of

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.68 MB Downloadable formats: PDF At times the embittered foes of Ḥasidism went so far as to urge the government (in Austria and Russia) to adopt repressive measures against the Ẓaddiḳim and the Ḥasidic literature. The new frontier of Austria and Russia, which shared the whole of what remained of Poland in 1815, cut the Ashkenazi world in two, divided the dynasties of Hasidic rabbis, and determined new sub-pro...
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Devotion and Commandment: The Faith of Abraham in the

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.07 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Beards are also a must for the Hasidic man. A keen national sense, though veiled by inflexible conservatism, was also the root of the vigorous opposition of the Hasidic masses to all attempts of "official" enlightenment, which were, in fact, directed toward the assimilation of the Jews. And, as you know, that really helps when you�re short on time! Let the barren city be jub...
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Oneness in Creation (Chasidic Heritage Series)

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.96 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Masses gather ahead of chuppah (Photo: Gil Yohanan) The Belz journalist noted, however, that the wedding also expressed the modest and simple side of the Rockeach family, which chose as a bride a girl from a "regular" family in the community (although "wellborn"), and did not ask to be matched to an offspring of another rebbe. Some of the better known courts are (in alphabetica...
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Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.33 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Kabbalah seeks to define (1) the nature of the universe and the human being, (2) the nature and purpose of existence, and (3) various other ontological questions. Feldman said her husband was "humiliated" after the divorce and his family cut him off. "He was angry and was convinced in a few years I would come back," she said. "He begged me ... it was definitely not a clean endi...
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Lubavitcher Rabbi's Memoirs: Tracing the Origins of the

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.24 MB Downloadable formats: PDF These include Hasidic activity around the 1812 French invasion of Russia and responses of Menachem Mendel of Kotzk and Mordechai Yosef Leiner to Messianic speculation concerning 1840. Like any culture or religion, however, Jews have never been without conflict or disagreement amongst its people. Although the estimation of numbers is difficult, the Lubavitcher and Satmar const...
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Chasidic Perspectives: A Festival Anthology

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.58 MB Downloadable formats: PDF She grinned playfully, her dark eyes sparkling. "It�s a strange world," I thought aloud, "when people who go into ecstasy are misunderstood and need to appoint public spokesmen." New Year for the Trees – how to celebrate our connection to the environment and appreciate the fruits of the Land of Israel. It involves meditation on the Hebrew letters of names as abstract forms, w...
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Mysticism and Madness: The Religious Thought of Rabbi

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.13 MB Downloadable formats: PDF For the May 17 Chulent gathering in Kensington, Brooklyn Hershy showed up fashionably late like a Hasidic Rebbe, except that he was bare-headed and his beard was While HN was pessimistic in a previous article regarding the projected success of the Pan-Israelite Anti-Internet Conference coming up this Sunday, we now predict a massive, unprecedented turnout and a resounding succes...
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The Tales of Rabbi Nachman

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.26 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Circumcision is a surgical procedure that can transmit infection if not performed under sterile conditions. His authority and that of his successors, known as tzaddikim ("Righteous ones") depended on charisma rather than learning. Have you heard the one about the Hasidic Jews who are so modest they only have sex through a hole in the sheet? The traditional accounts of his bi...
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