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The Rebbe articulated a vision of Chassidism that illuminates the theological and methodological principle at the core of all his teachings.
The Jews in Exile
Following a period of terrible demoralization for the Jewish people that included the Chmielnicki uprising and the Shabtai Tzvi debacle, new hope arose in the form of the Chasidic movement.
Thoughts for 19 Kislev
In honor of the "Chasidic New Year" celebrated on the 19th day of Kislev, Rabbi Moishe New shares a chasidic story from which we can learn what Chasidism is all about.
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 the...
Do-It-Yourself Judaism
Chabad is a cognitive approach that has faith in the divine spark within each of us, and empowers us to find that spark and fan its flames. Not through coercion, not through guilt or tirades from the pulpit, nor by promises of instant enlightenment does C...
Founder of the Chassidic Movement
What are the roots of the Chassidic movement? What was the personage of its founder, Rabbi Yisroel Ba’al Shem Tov? Presented is a dialogue with noted scholars and historians as they trace the birth of Chassidism.
The Early Years
A brief biographical overview of the founder of the Chasidic movement, Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov (1698-1760).
Celebrating the Liberation of Chassidism
This lecture is from a celebratory gathering commemorating the 19th of Kislev, the Chassidic holiday marking the liberation of Rabbi Schneur Zalman, the founder of Chabad Chassidism (Montreal, Canada - Dec. 6, 2009).
What is Kabbalah and why was this mystical science popularized so recently?
Devorah Leah’s Story
Breaking down in tears, Devorah Leah begged them, “I ask you to swear a serious oath that cannot be broken, that you will follow my request even if a human life is at stake.”
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