Posts Tagged ‘ Chabad ’


Thursday, January 25th, 2018

The video begins with an informal exchange between Dr. Trappler and a student off-camera. The doctor then provides a summary of historical events which illustrate the concept of G-d retracting and then revealing his Inner Light. The “Body” of the Torah was originally expressed at the Revelation at Sinai. In contrast, the “Inner Soul” of the Light of the Torah was manifest on the day of the passing of the original Master of the Esoteric- Rabbi Shimeon Ben Yochai (The Rashbi), when he named the disciples gathered around his bed (as witnesses) to reveal, in an impromptu deliberation, what is now generically referred to as “The Zohar”.

Psychological Adjustment among returnees to Orthodox Judaism

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Introduction Adult returnees to Orthodox Judaism were studied to assess level of adaptive functioning.  All subjects had adopted a lifestyle of the Lubavitch Hasidim.  They had all undergone any transition of new religious affiliation.  Although all subjects were born Jewish, their previous religious involvement had been minimal.  Their backgrounds were uniformly upper and middle class, Read more…