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Breslov Torah for Women


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Breslov Torah for Women

Welcome! Here we’ll be linking you to Breslov teachings especially relevant to women.

A true, contemporary story about faith and fulfillment can really light up the soul. We look forward to sharing many! Here’s one told by R’ Nasan Maimon about a family in our community:

A Woman’s Tears

LM2 – Torah 24 – Mitzvah Gedolah – Part 1 of 2 – Rabbi Nasan Maimon

LM2 – Torah 24 – Mitzvah Gedolah – Part 2 of 2 – Rabbi Nasan Maimon

Living Breslov Chassidus at home:

VaYechi – Women and the Geulah (Clip)

And in the heart:

Rabbi Zvi Aryeh Rosenfeld z”l on Tznius/Modesty and Hair Covering

Having Faith in Oneself – Sichos HaRan – Paragraph 140

Raising Hashem’s Children:

Why are Tzitzis a Boy’s First Mitzvah? (Clip)

Keeping Kosher:

Tevilas Keilim (Mikveh Immersion of Dining and Food Preparation Utensils) – GUIDELINES

What is Tikkun HaBris (Guarding the Covenant) for Women?
Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon.

The teaching “Mitzvah gedolah l’hiyos b’simcha tamidit’s a fundamental Torah commandment to be happy always” (Likutey Moharan II, 24) reveals the relationship between physical and spiritual health:

Likutey Moharan 2, Torah 24 – Joy, the Ten Pulses, and the Ten Types of Song in Sefer Tehillim

Speaker: Sara Wurtzel


Female Principle Hidden Within the Male

Posted on October 23, 2017

The term “Adam” is inclusive of both male and female principles on the spiritual level. In the physical world, woman embodies the hidden principle of containment to facilitate the male principle. The purpose of the soul being clothed in a male or female body is to bring both male and female to spiritual completion. Text: Continue Reading »

What’s an Omer?

Posted on April 12, 2017

A Measurement of Grain Simply counting the days between Pesach (Passover) and Shavuos renews the health and power of every Jewish soul. The word עמר – omer (ayin, mem, reish) – refers to the amount of barley or other grain that can be harvested with three strokes of a sickle or a scythe. We begin Continue Reading »

Peach Orchard, Kfar Yuval, Golan, photo by Dror ben Dovid

Birkhas HaIlanos – To Bless is to Blossom

Posted on April 4, 2017

Right in the middle of Pesach cleaning we’re invited by the Creator of the Universe to forget about cabinets and crumbs for a while to venture forth to the great outdoors. And so we interrupt our annual roundup of pasta and popcorn to focus, instead, on the eternal signs that springtime has arrived. Siddur in Continue Reading »

Tikkun HaKlali

Posted on January 26, 2017

Sichos HaRan (Rebbe Nachman’s Wisdom) Paragraph 141. Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon. Traditionally, women also say these ten psalms every day, but they don’t recite the accompanying tefilah. The Ten Psalms of Rebbe Nachman’s Tikkun HaKlali are: 16, 32, 41, 42, 59, 77, 90, 105, 137, 150.

The Kabbala of Food

Posted on November 3, 2016

Developing a healthy relationship with food can be helped along by some of the most powerful yet hidden principles in the Torah. Here’s a section in the Likutey Halakhos where Rav Nasan explains how the Names of Hashem provide conduits for enjoying more nourishing, energizing meals. Text: Orach Chaim 1, Hashkamas HaBoker, Halakha 3, Paragraph Continue Reading »