Mystic Stories

Wonders and Inspiration from Kabbalists, Chasidic Rebbes, remarkable Jews

Unlimited Secrets
"Were all seawater ink and all the vast firmament paper, and all stalks quills, it would still not be enough for me to write down the wisdom I have acquired."
As soon as the rabbi in Brazil told her why he was calling, she slammed the phone down.
The Fifth Aliyah
He was so overcome with nostalgia that he left the wagon with its costly load in the forest, and made his way to the rebbe.
The Astonished Messenger
How a non-chassidic rabbi helps with some very chassidic tasks.
A Memory Beverage
Rabbi Yosef Karo cautioned Rabbi Moshe Alsheich: "Your student Chaim Vital is remarkable. Be exceptionally careful."
Risk and Rescue
“If you come again on behalf of your Jews, I will kill you!”
The Holy Ari Honors a Younger Man
Rabbi Chaim Vital gaped in amazement. His mentor, the holy Ari of Tzfat, stood up for a man younger than him, and a lesser scholar?
Two Orphans and Their Wedding Presents
Each of the unexpected guests presented himself as a relative of one of the orphans.
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