THIS WEEK'S CHASSIDIC/KABBALAH STORY
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"Along the King's Highway"

A young man promised Rabbi Hillel of Paritch that he would get him to Lubavitch on time for Shabbos - but with two conditions:

 

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Insight of the Week

4 Tammuz 5781 - Monday, June 14, 2021

When a teacher influences a student, he draws closer to him, for he restricts his own understanding to a level appropriate for the student so that the student will grasp the idea.
The influence of a king, by contrast, remains separate from the people, above their intellectual comprehension; this is because a king communicates his wishes as decrees, to be accepted out of awe of him - and not because the people understand.)

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Chukat

We are in exile. Even though there is a state of Israel and many Jews are comfortable financially and, for the most part, we can practice our religion freely, still, we are in exile. In Jewish terms, exile refers to a state where G-d and the Divine aspect of the world are hidden from us.

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