Our 250 years ago, a revolutionary movement arose at the center of the Jewish world. With remarkable speed, the Hasidic movement spread throughout Eastrn Europe and White Russia.

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Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai and the Cave

Q & A: Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai and the Cave

Demons of our own creation

Q & A: Demons of our own creation

Think heaven is a luxurious place where you can take it easy? Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz dispels myths about heaven and says the Jewish view of heaven isn't a very tempting place.

The study of Torah is not simply a commandment, it is one of the essential components of Jewish existence. In this video, Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz speaks of the ability of Torah to bring about unity within the Jewish people, and within humanity at large.

In the past, Judaism was a complete way of life. But today, says Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, many Jews throughout the world are losing that deep connection to their faith.

What do Jews believe about the soul, death, and reincarnation? The soul, explains Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, is the essence of life, but reincarnation offers souls a second chance.

Do you wonder how you can draw closer to God? Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz explores how to approach God and find a connection.

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz talks about Hanukkah and how it was originated. What does Hanukkah celebrate?

As a Jew, says Rabbi Steinsaltz, one can always say that he is a son of God. To please God is the highest achievement.

This lecture was given by Rabbi Steinsaltz during the Three Weeks, an annual period each summer in which we mourn the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash, the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Rabbi Steinsaltz challenges his audience to consider its relevance to their lives. He inspires self-reflection regarding one's own life and goals as well as the future, both personal and collective.

Favorite Sugiya by Rabbi Steinsaltz on Shema

Angels aren't blond girls with wings, says Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. Find out what Jews believe about angels and other spiritual beings.

What does it mean to be Jewish? Just as you can't change the DNA of a tree, says Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, you can't change the core of Jewish experience.

Rabbi Adin Even-Yisrael Steinsaltz is a world-renowned Jewish scholar. Here, he shares some of the Rebbe's guidance to him in his own life's work.

What should Jews think about heaven