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J. Immanuel Schochet

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Rabbi Immanuel Schochet (1935–2013) wrote and lectured extensively on the history and philosophy of Chassidism and topical themes of Jewish thought and ethics. He was a renowned authority on Jewish philosophy and mysticism. He was rabbi of Cong. Beth Joseph, and professor of Philosophy at Humber College, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
A brief treatise on the significance of this important mitzvah
Explores the significance of the ritually fringed four-cornered garment. Complete with basic laws, blessings and diagrams.
An overview of the general nature of Jewish mysticism, its place within Judaism, the unique aspects that distinguish it from non-Jewish mysticism, and the significance of its dissemination in modern times.
Deep Calling Unto Deep
Prayer is for the soul what food is for the body. As fire flickers upwards, drawn to its supernal source, so does prayer issue forth. It is hard, if not impossible, to conceive of faith in G-d without some concept of prayer
The Testament of Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov
One of the earliest Chassidic texts, Tzava'at Harivash, is actually a manual of Chassidic directives, insights and guidance for deveikut, communion with G-d, culled from the teachings of the Baal Shem Tov and his successor, Rabbi Dovber of Mezritch.
These concise, inspiring and articulate discussions on Moshiach, arranged according to the weekly and holiday Torah portions, are based on the works of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, and allow one to truly "live with the time" and "live with Moshiach."
The Mitzvah of Gemilut Chassadim
Acts of charity and loving-kindness are central to the Torah way of life. This booklet explores the importance and the ramifications of chesed in the entire sphere of social obligations and human relationships.
The Chassidic response to the tension between emotive religious experience and the categorical imperatives of Halacha, and the philosophy of Chabad activism for religious revival which has revolutionized the Jewish religious life and conciousness, are so ...
A brief treatise on the significance of covering one's head with a Kipah
Provides an understanding of the why and how as well as the accompanying laws and a philosophical explication
"If a king arises from the House of David who meditates on the Torah and occupies himself with the commandments like his ancestor David, in accordance with the written and oral Torah, and he will prevail upon all of Israel to walk in [the ways of the Tora...
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