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The Chasidic Revolution

A Jew is a Jew is a Jew

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The Chasidic Revolution: A Jew is a Jew is a Jew

The "Chasidic revolution" of the late 1700s and early 1800s revealed the basic truth that "a Jew is a Jew is a Jew." This premise -- that a Jew always remains essentially Jewish -- also introduced a new approach for dealing with spiritual defects when they crop up.
Kislev 19, Tanya, Jewishness; Jewish Identity, Chassidism

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Amichai Schneller St.Cloud MN. February 26, 2014

communicating... "If you don't communicate, you don't exist."
I've been saying this for years.
why else would I be here? writing my little comments?
I'm trying to exist, openly and in front of other Jews.
This video has been very inspirational.
Thank you. Reply

Mary Las Vegas November 30, 2013

My connection in Las Vegas Thank you, Rabbi, for giving me teachings and I will study the teachings of Tanya. The Temple I like is very far and I don't drive on Shabbat. I am missing so much but the rabbi brings teachings to me all the way from New York. I am looking for ways to learn more and I suppose be more Jewish. I was born christian and found the teachings wanting, to say it lightly. Thank you and I look forward to learning more. Reply

Anonymous Mesa, Arizona, USA December 17, 2011

The Chasidic Revolution Rabbi, you talk mostly of the Tanya. I have the Tanya and I like the teachings very much. I would like to know the difference between the Tanya, Pirke Avot and the Mishnah. I find these sacred books to be amazing teachings, and I simply love them all. But I would like to know the difference between each one of them. Is Tanya more important to the Chabad teachers than the Torah, or the books I just mentioned? Thank you so much for your teachings, I appreciate it so much. Reply

Anonymous December 16, 2011

A goy point of view Indeed a palatable discourse I have enjoyed with. My conclusion is that A Jew is a Jew is a Jew is tantamount to say I am what I am and that this is the beginning of a transformation of the Self. Perhaps I'm wrong but anyway I'm looking forward to take a look at Tanya lessons. Reply

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