THEMES of Featured Chasidic Masters Articles

Seeing Connections
The divine forces contained within G-d's name must be united in order to draw forth supernal blessings.
Many people throughout history have given up their lives - some to defend their country, their freedom, and some for a place in paradise.

But only the yud of the divine soul can account for the phenomenon of utterly irreligious individuals who throughout our history have sacrificed their lives rather than reject G-d's oneness for even a moment.
The Mystical Act of Charity
Giving charity effects boundless love in the spiritual worlds.
Regarding the verse: "If there is a poor man among you… you shall open your hand wide to him….", the Baal Shem Tov teaches that when a person gives a coin to a pauper, he creates a Divine Unification.
Seeking the Temple Site
Had the Jews looked harder for the Temple site during the period of the Judges, they would have found it hundreds of years earlier.
At the Temple in Jerusalem, spirituality could spread to the heart - into the stones and wood, while in the Tabernacle in Shiloh it remained in the mind - in the animal and vegetable kingdoms.
G-d Awareness
G-d Awareness
Connecting to G-d is what it's all about
"Deveikut", literally meaning "cleaving", "clinging" or "attaching"; it is the heart of the relationship between a parent and a child, a husband and wife - one of ultimate devotion and commitment.
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