Get the best of content every week!
Find answers to fascinating Jewish questions, enjoy holiday tips and guides, read real-life stories and more!

The Kabbalah of Charity

Autoplay Next

The Kabbalah of Charity

Our Sages teach: “tzedakah, charity, is equivalent to all the mitzvot combined”. Why such great emphasis on this individual mitzvah?
Listen to Audio | Download this MP3
Charity, Tanya

Join the Discussion

Sort By:
Scott Cunningham Boca Raton, FL December 22, 2012

Rabbi Immanuel Schochet .Rabbi Immanuel Schochet presents the Kabbalah with a Divine Wisdom. Reply

gail cambridge, canada July 9, 2012

soundtrack for passages i have been watching both shows for the past 10 yrs and love it.recently i bought Tanya, fascinating. i would like to purchase the soundtrack they use in Passages, its so wonderful to hear. please let me know if anyone knows the the credits it mentions David paoli,,,,keep up the wonderful shows Reply

Aaron Bodtcher Lehi, UT via August 25, 2011

Charity interview Michael seems to have actually gotten in the way of this interview. (sorry Michael)
The RebDr Schochet was distracted by the questions/arguments (yes, I know that's what we do.....) but the importance of the mitzvah that was being explained seems to have gotten pushed aside. The fact that Tzedakah brings us closer to the ideal level Hashem wishes for us to reach. It lifts not just us, but those who are in need, and allows them to also recognize love and blessings from G_d, to allow them to follow and do the same. When we give to others the blessings G-d has bestowed upon us, it is G-d giving to them. This is what elevates us from the creatures of creation. To become more like we were first created, "in the image of G-d".
Would like to hear more from the RebDr.
Shalom Reply

Mr. Aaron Propp May 22, 2011

new episodes? If this show is still running or has future episodes, is there an chance to have Michael Kigel interview Rabbi Itchy Kaddoozy? It would be pretty cool to hear him tell Michael, the same way he tells the Jono character, "Actually Kigel, dragging a woman across the street to get browny points with G-d has NOTHING to do with charity." Reply

Host, Michael Chighel, talks to some of the world's greatest experts about the masterpiece of Hasidic thought, the book of Tanya.
Related Topics