In my previous post I discussed the basics of the Sefer "Rebbe HaKadosh," which chronicles the life of Reb Arele. One of the most interesting chapters in the book is the discussion of Reb Arele's derech Hashem (his way of serving God). Learning Reb Arele's derech is crucial for understanding the Hasidic sects that stem from him … Continue reading Reb Arele’s Derech Hashem
Rav Aharon Roth, known to his followers as Reb Arele, is the patriarch of Shomrei Emunim, Toldos Aharon, and Toldos Avrohom Yitzchak. Understanding Reb Arele, is key to understanding these sects and what they are all about. I would highly recommend reading Reb Arele's biography "Sefer Rebbe HaKadosh." Here is a picture of the sefer: The sefer runs … Continue reading Sefer Rebbe HaKadosh – Biography of Reb Arele
An introduction to one of the most insular and fervent hasidic sects, Toldos Aharon.
Breslov is a very unique sect within the Hasidic world. Unlike most other sects, Breslov has and will always have only one Rebbe, Rebbe Nachman. Rebbe Nachman was the grandson of the Baal Shem Tov and his works are studied and followed by thousands of Hasidic Jews around the world. His works such as Lekutei … Continue reading Breslov in Tsfat