"There is a classic sefer called Likutey Moharan, written by Rav Nachman Breslover, a great tzaddik and a great genius. He writes that an old tzaddik once told him an important thing. In his younger years, said this old tzaddik, he was all alone with no one to take an interest in him. Had someone [...]
After brokenheartedness comes joy. This later joy is a true sign of a broken heart. (Rebbe Nachman's Wisdom #46) The Fast of Esther (Taanit Esther) is a truly special day. Many years ago, the very existence of our people was threatened."And he (Mordechai) went out into the midst of the city and cried [with] a loud [...]
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Our men's trip will be led by the Sweet Singer of Breslov, Reb Yosef Karduner, Reb Chaim Kramer and Reb Zvi Kramer and we will arrive in Uman for Rebbe Nachman's Birthday - Rosh Chodesh Nissan. The trip will begin in Kiev on March 15th, 2017 and return Sunday, March 18th. Contact the email@example.com for more [...]
The following transcription was taken from Rabbi Zvi Aryeh Rosenfeld's lecture given after his blocked attempt to reach Rebbe Nachman's grave in 1974. Halacha requires that a person should stand at the time this Korban is being sacrificed, and it is as if this person is standing in the Beis Hamikdash (temple). This is the power of "shlucho [...]
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A local Ukrainian news company asked to interview BRI's Chaim Kramer and Gil Bashe about the yearly pilgrimage. What followed was an interested conversation about the yearly gathering. Click here to view.
Enjoy this very interesting Uman video featuring BRI's Reb Gil Bashe.
As in the previous year, I was again in Uman this Rosh Hashanah with my friends Daniel and Yaniv, who both traveled from Israel. At the end of Friday evening services, as we planned to leave the packed Ashkenazic synagogue where we had prayed, Yaniv and I found the aisle obstructed by two friends who [...]
Our latest BRI Experience to the Ukraine just returned and what a life-changing experience it was. Led by world renowned singer Reb Shlomo Katz and BRI's Reb Zvi Kramer this short, spirituality-packed journey was one not to be ever forgotten by those privileged to join. Together, we journeyed to Uman (Rebbe Nachman), Medzibozh (Baal Shem Tov), Berditchev [...]
This September 8th through 10th Prepare for the Best Year of Your Life (So Far!) with Rebbe Nachman Come to BRI Women’s First-Ever Weekend Retreat for Women at the Spectacular Vallevue Estate, Morristown, New Jersey With Talks, Workshops and Classes by Rabbi Jonathan Rietti, Acclaimed Speaker, “My Emotions & Me: Who’s the Boss?” Chaya Rivka [...]
“Each person must cast aside all of his sophisticated ideas and serve God in simplicity and innocence. For a person’s deeds should be greater than his wisdom.” —Rebbe Nachman of Breslov To some, this is one of the most startling teachings in the Breslov panoply. Simplicity and innocence are not glamorous. And they don’t hold much [...]
Hold On! Forever Young Meshivat Nefesh #59 In Rebbe Nachman’s story of the Seven Beggars, we encounter the figure of the Blind Beggar, whose great quality is that even though he is exceedingly old, he is also perfectly young. In fact, he hasn’t yet even really begun to live at all. This goal of perpetual youth—not [...]
Hold On! A New Day Meshivat Nefesh #58 Reb Nosson explains that the fresh recitation of the Shema prayer every day is our way of continually expanding our awareness that it’s God’s Will alone that directs everything that occurs. Yesterday’s Shema shouldn’t be the same as today’s. And by tomorrow, I hope that I’ll say [...]
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"Know! a person must travel to the Tzaddik in search of what he's lost. For prior to a person coming out into the air of this world, he is taught and shown all that he needs to do, work at, and achieve in this world. But as soon as he comes out into the air of the [...]