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Chassidic Horse Tales

May 8, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

"If you don't understand anything about horses, you certainly can't make judgments about tzaddikim" (Rebbe Yisroel, the 'Yanuka' of Stolin). If you love horses and you love Chassidic stories, you'll love… [Read more...]

Finding the Good

May 5, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

This lesson is dedicated to the memory of Rabbi Zecharia HaCohen Wallerstein, osb"m. In his famous discourse "Azamra," Rebbe Nachman of Breslev teaches the importance of finding the good within ourselves. That's the only way we'll be able to find the good in… [Read more...]

Chassidic Pearls: A Taste of My Ukraine

March 28, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Sure, Jewish history in the Ukraine is bittersweet. On the bitter side, there are the murderers Khmelnitsky and Gonta. On the sweet side, there are the Baal Shem Tov, Rebbe Nachman and our grandparents. That sweetness permeates the pages of "Chassidic… [Read more...]

Rich Man, Poor Man

March 22, 2022 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

The Chassidic Movement began in the Ukraine with the holy Baal Shem Tov (1698-1760). Many of the Chassidic Masters came from the Ukraine, such as the Maggid of Mezeritch, Rebbe Nachman of Breslev and many more. Ukrainian Jews have a very rich folklore that teaches us life's true values. This story… [Read more...]

The Fallen Leaf

December 16, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

The same pious scholars who knew entire tractates of Talmud by heart had difficulty in grasping the depth and extent of Divine Providence. The Baal Shem Tov decided to take them to his favorite classroom – nature, out in the woods. There, he could teach them the lesson we learn… [Read more...]

Moshiach, When?

December 7, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

The more world events become apocalyptic, the more people begin talking about Moshiach. From time to time, we hear voices that claim to know when Moshiach is coming. Is it possible to really know when Moshiach will arrive? Let's get some… [Read more...]

Sifting the Flour

September 12, 2021 by Lazer Brody - Leave a Comment

Rebbe Elimelech of Lizensk longed for the coming of the Messiah, a day when truth and justice will prevail the world over. He told a parable about a baker sifting flour, which he said would be indicative of Moshiach's imminent… [Read more...]

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