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Ohel, The

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Ohel, The: (lit. “tent”); in chassidic usage, the structure built over the resting place of a tzaddik and frequented by chassidim in prayer.
Question: I was always under the impression that Judaism firmly believed that there are no intermediaries between man and G‑d, and to pray to the deceased is blasphemous and outlawed by the Bible. If so, why is it permissible to ask the Rebbe to intercede...
Once upon a time, visitors would carve their names into the walls. That has since been replaced by placing papers.
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