At first, I was awed by his courage. But the next day I realized, to my horror, that this man was “renting out” the siddur to people in exchange for bread . . .
The wondrous mysteries of Kabbalah
An ungrateful gentile judge is scolded by the rebbe.
The Baal Shem Tov consoles a Russian general.
While mourning for the Temple, it is upon us to transform darkness into light.
The students of the Arizal discover a unique household
One day, Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov arrived in Tarnow. This was before the chassidic master had revealed himself to the world, and he appeared as a simple itinerant, but with a gift for telling stories . . .
Join the party celebrating the light of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai!
A few main Passover customs
The Jews of Vitebsk, if you want to know the truth, were never known to be generous givers of money to charitable causes. But they could always be counted on to provide food for the hungry.
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