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As told by
co-founder and first educational
director of Ascent-of-Safed, originator and maintainer of this website, and managing
editor of Kabbala Online. He has hundreds
of published stories in many venues and in (at least) a half dozen languages.
He tells them live in Tsfat (Safed) nearly every week, at his home on Friday evenings
and at Ascent on Saturday nights.
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the last ten years, the name Shashi Karko has become a symbol of the finding
of lost objects.
Connection-this Week's Torah reading: Returning
lost objects (Ex. 23:4 - see also Deut. 22:1-3).
LAST week's Story
"An Anonymous Kindness"
During a Shabbat evening meal while on vacation at a Florida hotel in 1988,
a chasidic women at her table said to Mrs. Edith Bloch: "I am very sorry
about the passing of your Rebbetzin Schneerson. I have a nice story to
tell you about her."
Connection: Sunday night Monday,
the 22nd day of the Jewish month of Shvat (2022"Jan. 24), is the 33rd yahrzeit
of the Rebbetzin Chaya Moussia..
NEXT week's Story
In 2005, Chabad of the Valley,
under the leadership of Rabbi Yehoshua "Josh" Gordon, was sued in the
Woodland Hills, California, Bankruptcy Court.
Connection: Monday night-Tuesday,
29 Shvat / Erev Rosh Hodesh Adar (2022: Feb. 1), is the 6th yahrzeit of Rabbi