The Ascent storyteller
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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.)
Ascentof Safed is designed to be a place for relaxation, reflection, interaction,
and spiritual exploration, where you can grow and learn in your own way, at your
own pace, in an open atmosphere. You can experience a wide range of learning,
volunteer, creative, recreation and other opportunities at Ascent as well as in
the Old City of Tzfat.
We can help you create a personalized study plan,
you can join one of our weekend or weekday retreats, or you can come to relax
and attend study and meditation sessions at your leisure, while staying in our
great hostel with its spectacular views.
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.
If you enjoyed Saturday
Night Full Moon", you're sure to want its sequel. Another collection
of intriguing Stories of Kabbalah Sages, Chasidic Masters and other Jewish Heroes
by Ascent's storymaster, Yerachmiel Tilles.