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Beshalach 5762 - January 25, 2002

The Rebbe
52 Years, 52 Ideas

Love, leadership, aging, rebellion, anxiety, death, life, and 45 other things according to the Lubavitcher Rebbe
Beshalach Home Page
In Beshalach Pharaoh chases after the Israelites, the sea splits, gold is gathered, bitter water is sweetened, manna rains down from heaven, water is extracted from a rock and war is waged on Amalek. But all this happens, all the time, inside our souls...
How A Stupid Little Ruler Saved My Life

What does it mean to be indispensable? For most of my life I’ve asked myself that question.
Getting Personal With G-d

A personal G-d? It would be nice to think I could have a personal relationship with G-d, or that I matter in some way to Him. But I'm a rational person.
A History Lesson

"Tell him," said the Rebbe, "that not everything in the Dark Ages was dark"
15 Shevat
The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees.
At the Splitting of the Sea, a servant girl saw what Isaiah, Ezekiel and all other prophets did not behold.
— Midrash Mechilta
Print Magazine

Here is how to make an honest living, with confidence and minimal worry:

  1. Determine how much you need to provide for your family needs.

  2. Get into a business that can make that sum of money.

  3. Put your best foot forward and do whatever needs to be done.

And stop there. Invest yourself, but don't enslave yourself. Do...