Galut (Exile)

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Galut (Exile): exile; diaspora.
What is the Jewish definition of “exile”? And is it just a punishment, or is there a deeper reason for our displacement?
Why the obsession over an ancient Jerusalemite structure? Does the lack of a Holy Temple leave any of us feeling a gaping hole in our lives?
The history of galut
Learn how the Jews fared under the Egyptians, the Babylonians, the Medians, the Greeks, and now under Western rule.
We are all divine souls, princes and princesses of light, captured within the crust of human flesh. We are all my mother.
A Story of Oneness By Dispersion
Exile and dispersion produced a miracle. It brought out an organic, irreducible oneness of our people that could not otherwise be imagined.
Why Didn't G-d Create a World Without Suffering?
Why did G-d create the world in such a way that we can only experience redemption after having first endured the hardships of exile?
Learning from the Rebbe: Episode 12
The first stage of the Jewish people's Exile was when the rabbis were sent away, but the "final straw" was when the children stopped studying. Guest Expert: Rabbi Manis Friedman. (From “Messages”—Season 4, Episode 12)
A Tisha B’Av Class
Why it is illogical to say that the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, and the subsequent exile, came about as a punishment for the Jewish people.
The awesome potential of the G-dly soul may go unrealized only until a moment of truth wakes us up from our spiritual slumber.
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