Chassidus

Selections From Torah Or and Likkutei Torah: Festivals
Classic Chassidic Discourses by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi
Selected discourses from the founder of the Chabad Chasidic philosophy's great works: Torah Ohr and Likkutei Torah. This edition focuses on Rabbi Schneur Zalman`s insights on the festivals. It has been the custom for Chasidim to study the discourses in Torah Ohr and Likkutei Torah, affectionately known as the "Chasidic Parsha," weekly and at festival time.
Lessons in Derech Mitzvosecha - Volume 1
A Mystical Perspective on the Commandments
Derech Mitzvotecha dives into reasons behind mitzvot such as tzitzit, tefillin, prayer, belief in G-d, loving a fellow Jew, starting a family and many others. Five generations later, the author's grandson and successor, the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, has often advised those seeking to begin study of Chasidic philosophy to study this fundamental work.
Lessons in Derech Mitzvosecha - Volume 2
A Mystical Perspective on the Commandments — Mitzvas Haamanas Elokus-The Mitzvah of Having Faith in G‑d
Derech Mitzvotecha dives into reasons behind mitzvot such as tzitzit, tefillin, prayer, belief in G-d, loving a fellow Jew, starting a family and many others. Five generations later, the author's grandson and successor, the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, has often advised those seeking to begin study of Chasidic philosophy to study this fundamental work.
Hayom Yom: Tackling Life's Tasks
Daily Chassidic Teachings & Glimpses into the Spiritual Lifestyle of Chabad-Lubavitch
The Chassidic classic HaYom Yom in a new English translation. This daily companion taps into Chassidic wisdom to help tackle life's tasks in a meaningful way. The Chassidic insights of the book is a bridge that will connect the reader's daily tasks with spirituality.
Lessons in Sefer HaMaamarim
Selected Discourses of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
Likkutei Sichot
An Anthology of talks by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
Likkutei Sichos (literally, "Collected Talks") contains both the scope and the core of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s teachings, and is the most authoritative source text for the Rebbe's unique, original, and often revolutionary explanation of Judaism.
Basi L'Gani
Defining our Purpose on Earth
An English translation of the last Chassidic discourse written by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Shneersohn, Yud Shvat 1950, and the first Chassidic discourse delivered by Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, Yud Shvat 1951.
Reishit Goyim Amalek
An End To Evil
The first discourse delivered by the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe after succeeding to the mantle of leadership in 1920. It was first heard in the midst of the bitter civil war that shook the cities of Russia in the aftermath of the 1917 Revolution and the First World War.
Timeless Patterns in Time
The Jewish year, with its holidays and fast days, is a cycle of recurring spiritual influences, with each year bringing a new dimension to the cycle. These essays highlight the spiritual message of the holidays, showing the connection between the historical significance of these days and their eternal relevance to Jewish life.
The Tree of Life - Kuntres Eitz HaChayim
A classic chassidic treatise on the mystic core of spiritual vitality.
Shortly after founding Yeshiva Tomchei Temimim, Rabbi Shalom DovBer delivered this discourse to help his students, past and present, nourish the spiritual fire within. From the mysteries of the first days in Eden, the Rebbe extrapolates a set of standards for a student's learning goals and schedule, personal conduct, prayer, and appearance.
Letters of Light
The Meaning of the Hebrew Alphabet
As a carpenter employs tools to build a home, so G-d utilized the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew Alphabet, the alef-beis, to form heaven and earth. In Letters of Light, the essence of these holy letters is explored, illustrating how the letters continue to be a source of creation, reflection, prayer and inspiration in our everyday lives.
Eyes Upon The Land
A presentation of the Lubavitcher Rebbe's views on the Jewish people's connection with the Holy Land, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the so-called "Land for Peace" issue
Maamar VeYadaata
To Know G-d
One of the classics in Chasidic literature, "Veyadaata" is renowned for its simple yet profound explanation of the oneness of G-d, while at the same time focusing on the challenges of day-to-day living, exploring ways in which one can receive the inner G-dly light that is invested in the physical world.
Proceeding Together
After turning to the Rebbe for guidance in every conceivable situation for over forty years, when does a Chassid feels the void of not being able to see his Rebbe, he Instinctively turns to the words of the Rebbe at a similar time. Proceeding Together contains the earliest talks and letters of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, soon after the passing of his father-in-law and predecessor, the Sixth Rebbe (Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn) on 10 Shvat 5710 [1950].
The Curtain Parted
The weekly Torah portion provides context and inspiration to our lives. Join us as we travel together to see how the laws and stories from each Torah portion are relevant to the spiritual psyche of each Jew. Lessons for life based on the Rebbe's talks.
Crown Jewels
Conceptual Frontiers of Chassidic Thought
Selected from the Rebbe`s voluminous Likkutei Sichot, these "Crown Jewels" expound the most profound of Chassidic concepts, presented according to the Torah portions in which they originally appeared.
Maamar Heichaltzu
On Ahavas Yisrael
Although "Love your fellow as yourself" is, as Rabbi Akiva taught, the great underlying principle of the Torah, actually achieving this love is a profound challenge for most people. Human personality is instead, often given to baseless hatred. This discourse deals with the spiritual roots of such hatred, its practical consequences, and the remedies for it.
What We Believe
A Series Of Essays On Fundamental Principles Of Faith
We all believe in G-d. Some of us know that we do. Some of us refuse to admit it. Others who profess to believe are vague as to what they believe in. These essays probe to the core of some of the essential issues of Jewish faith and provide explanations based on the mystic understanding of Chabad Chassidic teachings.
Whispers Between Worlds
A guide to praying at the gravesite of a Tzaddik - Kuntres HaHishtatchus
Includes the classic Maamar explaining the significance of visiting the grave of a Tzaddik.
The Chassidic Dimension
Based on the Talks of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
These essays were first published in monthly collections entitled From the Wellsprings of Chasidus. Each volume covers a complete cycle of the Torah readings, presenting concise insights and ideas for year-round learning.
In The Garden of the Torah
Insights of the Lubavitcher Rebbe on the Weekly Torah Portion
This two-volume set contains unique insights into the weekly Torah portion by looking through the portal of each sidra's name. Gleaned from talks of the Rebbe, these essays provide a dynamic thrust toward personal growth.
When Every Moment is Precious
An in-depth Maamar of Chabad Thought: Lo Sih'yeh Meshakeilah, Shabbos Parshas Mishpatim, 5712
Beacons on the Talmud's Sea
Analyses of Passages From The Talmud And Issues In Halachah
A Knowing Heart
Sichos in Which the Rebbe Advanced Our Emotional Frontiers
The Baal Shem Tov generated new energy that roused the Jewish people to spiritual wakefulness. One of the areas where this was keenly felt was the realm of emotion. Before the advent of the chassidic movement, prayer and Torah study were primarily cold and cerebral. The Baal Shem Tov set the souls of the Jewish people on fire, stirring them to a higher pitch of love for G-d and enabling them to develop deeper bonds with their fellowmen.
Days of Destiny
The Jewish Year under a Chassidic Microscope
By remembering the events of the past we keep them alive every year. Jewish holidays do not just commemorate historical events; they also have spiritual meanings and messages for all times. The Lubavitcher Rebbe has been interpreting and articulating these messages for over forty years. These essays are adaptations of some of the talks of the Rebbe delivered on festivals, Chassidic holidays and other Jewish days of note.
A Tzaddik and His Students
The Rebbe-Chassid Relationship
To Love a Fellow Jew
The Mitzvah of Ahavas Yisrael in Chassidic Thought
An adapted version of Kuntres Ahavas Yisrael, a collection of sayings and teachings about ahavas Yisrael first published in booklet form by Kehot Publications on the 15th of Elul 5736. Incorporated in this volume are related aphorisms, and the section on ahavas Yisrael printed in the encyclopedia of Chassidus, Sefer HaErchim Chabad.
Keeping In Touch - Volume 1
Torah Thoughts Inspired by the works of The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
Written for the modern day, thoughtful professional, who wishes to live up to life's ideals and would benefit from the distinct vision of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Every section explores a theme with a telling personal encounter with the Rebbe; a thought on the Torah portion or holiday; and a closing composition to guide the reader from inspiration to action.
Keeping In Touch - Volume 2
Torah Thoughts Inspired by the works of The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
Written for the modern day, thoughtful professional, who wishes to live up to life's ideals and would benefit from the distinct vision of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Every section explores a theme with a telling personal encounter with the Rebbe; a thought on the Torah portion or holiday; and a closing composition to guide the reader from inspiration to action.
Keeping In Touch - Volume 3
Torah Thoughts Inspired by the works of The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
Written for the modern day, thoughtful professional, who wishes to live up to life's ideals and would benefit from the distinct vision of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Every section explores a theme with a telling personal encounter with the Rebbe; a thought on the Torah portion or holiday; and a closing composition to guide the reader from inspiration to action.
Keeping In Touch - Volume 4
Torah Thoughts Inspired by the works of The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
Written for the modern day, thoughtful professional, who wishes to live up to life's ideals and would benefit from the distinct vision of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. Every section explores a theme with a telling personal encounter with the Rebbe; a thought on the Torah portion or holiday; and a closing composition to guide the reader from inspiration to action.
Mastery Over Self
A Three-Phase Process of Spiritual Growth: The maamarim entitled Ki Imcha HaSelichah and Ani Ledodi, 5709 by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn of Lubavitch
The two Ma'amarim, Ki Imcha Ha'Slicha and Ani Le'Dodi of the year 5709 put forth a three-phase process of spiritual growth, based on the tenets of Chassidic thought and practice.
I Will Show You Wonders
Public Statements of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, Before and During the Gulf Crisis
Chassidic Discourses
A Collection of discourses by the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe
Written during the turbulent years of 1941-1945, many of the discourses focus on self sacrifice, repentance, and strengthening Judaism, often speaking of the lessons to be learned from the earth-shattering events of the time and their connection to the coming of Moshiach
In the Paths of Our Fathers
Insights into Pirkei Avos, adapted from the works of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
I Will Choose the King
BeYom Ashtei-Asar Yom, 5731 — Delivered by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson 11 Nissan, 5731 (1971)
Along a Winding Path
Vaydaber Elokim el Moshe, 5712 (1952) — A Discourse and Talks on Teshuvah by The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
Defiance and Devotion
Selected Chassidic Discourses Dating from the Arrest and Liberation of the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn נ"ע in 1927
Simchah: Breaking Through Barriers
Margela bePumei deRava, 5746 (1986) — a maamar by The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
A Judgment of Truth and Mercy
Baad Kodesh — by The Mitteler Rebbe, Rabbi Dovber
With Light and with Might
Two Chassidic Discourses by Rabbi Sholom DovBer Schneersohn of Lubavitch
Two Chassidic Discourses by Rabbi Sholom DovBer Schneersohn of Lubavitch Tanu Rabbanan: Ner Chanukah, 5643 and Kol HaYotzei LeMilchemes Beis David, 5661 With an Appendix by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn of Lubavitch זצוקללה"ה נבג"מ זי"ע
To Pray As G-d Would Pray
Two maamarim delivered by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson
A-donai Sefasai Tiftach 5712 and Vayigash Eilav Yehuda 5725
The King in the Field
The Maamar Entitled Ani LeDodi, Delivered by The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Shabbos Mevorchim Elul, 5726 (1966)
The Glory of G-d will be Revealed
The maamar entitled VeNiglah Kevod Havayah 5715 (1955)
Sefer HaSichos 5698
Talks delivered in 5702 (1941-1942) by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe
Sefer HaSichos 5700
Talks delivered in 5700 (1939-1940) by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe
Sefer HaSichos 5701
Talks delivered in 5701 (1940-1941) by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe
Sefer HaSichos 5702
Talks delivered in 5702 (1941-1942) by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe
Sefer HaSichos 5703
Talks Delivered in 5703 (1942-1943) by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, The Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe
Sefer HaSichos 5705
Talks delivered in 5705 (1944-1945) by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe