From the Chassidic Masters

The Translation of Evil
The prophet Jeremiah proclaims: “From the Supernal One’s word there cannot emerge both evil and good” (Lamentations 3:38). Indeed, if G‑d is the essence of good, can there be evil in His work?
The Legalities of Destruction
According to a law set forth in our Parshah, G-d's destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem was not just a tragic event -- it also may have been illegal...
Meat
What is the Torah’s view on meat eating? In our Parshah, the laws and preconditions for eating “meat of desire” (i.e., meat whose consumption is not a mitzvah or a necessity) are set forth—prompting much discussion in the Talmud, the commentaries, and the works of the chassidic masters.
The Mind of the Child
A fundamental principle of the Jewish faith is that there are no “intermediaries” between G‑d and His world; our relationship with Him is not facilitated by any third party. So what is the role of a rabbi, a rebbe—indeed, a Moses—in Judaism?
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