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Ascent Lights

Contemporary illuminations from Ascent-of-Safed's director, Rabbi Shaul Leiter, staff & guest teachers

The Power of Proper Education
The Torah's commandments strengthen us to grow in holiness.
Expanding Our Conciousness
The power to transcend boundaries is innate to us.
Holidays: Gateways to G‑dliness
Via our holy days, we can create channels through which we connect to G-d.
Counting Toward the Wedding Canopy
The lovesickness they felt approaching Sinai is comparable to a bride counting the days until she is united with her groom.
The “Netivot Shalom” on Counting the Omer
By Yitzchak Schwartz
The going out of Egypt occurred in 50 different units of redemption. Thus, the going out of Egypt is mentioned in the Torah exactly 50 times.