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G_d within-the Lubavitcher Rebbe

Before the Baal Shem Tov, people thought of G‑d as the One who directs all things from above and beyond.

The Baal Shem Tov taught that the vital force of each thing, from which comes its personality, its experience of pain and pleasure, its growth and life—that itself is G‑d. 120 more words


Shaar HaYichud Perek 2

  • Following from the previous chapter, there are two principle states. The intrinsic (Atzmut) and the revealed other (Gilui Zulat).
  • Atzmut refers to the eternal, changeless essence which is universal and singular.
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Shaarei Avodah - An Introduction

A general introduction concerning the roots of avodah (service) upon whose beams rest the foundations of this work.

‘ And you shall know this day and take into your heart that God is the only God in the heavens above and upon the earth below’. 410 more words


Seudat Moshiach!! (Feast of the Messiah)

The eighth day of Passover (Unleavened) is often celebrated with a big feast called Seudat Moshiach.  The Feast of the Messiah was instituted by Rabbi Yisroel ben Eliezer, better known as Baal Shem Tov, in the 18th century.  335 more words

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Meet The Chabad Synagogue In Southampton

As the first synagogue in Southampton, NY, the Chabad of Southampton continues to operate as a pioneer organization for Jews from all walks of life. Established in 1640, our Chabad hangs a certain level of importance among its open-door, judgmental policy, and our practices have encouraged a very active and engaging Jewish community! 597 more words