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When the King enters the field, our consciousness becomes elevated.
When the King enters the field, our consciousness becomes elevated.
In explaining the unique properties of the month of Elul, the Alter Rebbe invokes a parable of a loving king who comes to visit his subjects in their world, the ‘field’. An examination of the details of this parable reveals a template for successful paren...
If you heard a world-class violinist in the subway, would you stop to listen? If you met the Master of the Universe while tilling a field, would you go over and talk?
We must let the power-that-is know that we are highly dissatisfied. I ask of you all to go in droves to the local town hall meeting and vent. Scream and rage, beg and demand...
An anthology of commentaries by the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson
The month prior to the High Holidays traditionally is a month of awe and of serious introspection. Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi added a new dimension to this month.
The month of Elul is an unusually spiritual time. This is the month when G‑d is more accessible than any other time of the year. What can you do to take advantage of this special opportunity?
The King is in the field. Okay, we know that the King refers to G‑d. What about the rest? What is the field? What does it mean that G‑d is in the field? And what am I supposed to do about it, if anything?
The Secret of Elul
Only when we turn around do we realize the truth, the inner essence, and then we are “face to face”—which does not only mean that we can finally look at each other, but more so, that we can look in each other . . .
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Long live the King! What does the start of the year have to do with the crowning of G-d as the king of our world? Join us as we explore the four ways in Torah study in connection with this concept
“I Am My Beloved’s” Our rabbisAvudraham, Seder Rosh Hashanah, ch. 1; Reishis Chochmah, Shaar HaTeshuvah, ch. 4. note that the name “Elul” is an acronym for the biblical phraseSong of Songs 6:3. ani ledodi vedodi li—“I am my Beloved’s, and my Beloved is mi...
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