Published on May 4th, 2020 | by Jacob Sapon3
Rising Above Isolation: The Piaseczner Rebbe’s Shavuot Torah of Connection
Dates and Times: Tuesdays – May 12, May 19, May 26
7 – 8 pm EST
Presenter: Rabbi Dr. Natan Margalit
Description: We’ll learn together an amazing Shavuot Torah by Rabbi Kalonymous Kalman Shapiro, the Piaseczner Rebbe, also known for being the Hasidic Rebbe in the Warsaw Ghetto during the horrific years of the Holocaust. In this Torah he explores how deeply connected we all are, to the point where our very being co-arises with our world. But we are not limited to this physical world—our interconnectedness also includes our spiritual connectedness. In our present crisis we all can feel isolation and fear, and we easily fall into using distractions such as food or screens to find temporary relief. The wisdom of the Piaseczner is to teach us to go deeper and find real, lasting spiritual connections. As we prepare for Shavuot the Piaseczner’s Torah of connection may be just what we need.
All levels of Jewish knowledge welcome! English translation and Hebrew text provided.