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Ascent Lights

Contemporary illuminations from Ascent-of-Safed's director, Rabbi Shaul Leiter, staff & guest teachers

Returning with Great Wealth
The purpose of the exile is to uplift the holy sparks of the physical.
For the Sake of the Soul
Each of us should selflessly pray for the G-dly soul within us
Taking Initiative
Judah elevates the physical, while Joseph draws down the supernal light
Growing in our Capacity to Love
This week’s Torah reading contains the most loving encounter in Jewish Scripture.
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