The day was much hotter than forecasted, it must have been 90 degrees.
So I was quite surprised to come across a man sitting alone on a stone
bench, out in the open sun. Oddest of all - he was jabbing a scissor
in his ear!
The Ascent storyteller's
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a different Audio,Video and Print story each Saturday
night! TO JOIN "TillesTells"; and for
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of the Week
28 Sivan 5782 - Tuesday, June 27, 2022
Rebbe was a rare blend of prophetic visionary and pragmatic leader,
synthesizing deep insight into the present needs of the Jewish people
with a breadth of vision for its future. To hundreds of thousands
of followers and millions of sympathizers and admirers around the
world, he was -- and still is, despite his passing -- "the
Rebbe," undoubtedly, the one individual more than any other
singularly responsible for stirring the conscience and spiritual
awakening of world Jewry.
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.
From a Torah, Divine perspective Balak's genealogy outweighs
his negative intentions. The Torah names the portion after Balak because
he represents the transformation of darkness to light - the metamorphosis
of the idolatrous kingdom of Moab to the sacred kingdom of David and
Israel, outside of Israel this parsha will be read next Shabbat
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.