In preparation for Rosh HaShanah, we are happy to share a free booklet (available in Hebrew or Hebrew/English) which includes several of Rebbe Nachman's lessons on Rosh HaShanah with commentary by Chaim Kramer. Download (PDF, 950KB) Download (PDF, 3.06MB) May we all be written and sealed in the book of the true Tzadikim for a year of [...]
The stories of the early travelers to Rebbe Nachman' and the other great Ukrainian Tzadikim's grave-site with Rabbi Nosson Maimon. Click here to listen.
Born in Cuba, Nestor (Nachum) Gorﬁnkel is now a lawyer in Miami, Florida. He is married to Maria (Miriam) and has two children, Luis (Eliyahu) and Hannah. Nestor’s family fled Cuba to the United States about three years after Castro came into power. His father had survived the war years in Siberia and in the [...]
I was raised in a religious home, but by the time I graduated high school, I was completely uninterested in religion. When my parents bribed me to spend the summer in Israel on a religious study tour, I thought, How bad could it be? I planned to show my face at the study sessions and [...]
The year was 1974. Uman was locked behind the Iron Curtain, and everyone was trying to get out -- except for Chaim Kramer. Be part of the Rebbe’s promise...build with us. Click here to find out how.
I grew up in a Conservative Jewish home in New Jersey. My family celebrated the Jewish holidays and went to synagogue on Shabbat. But they did not keep Shabbat or a kosher kitchen. Looking back, however, I can see little hints about the future. For example, all the other boys put on teﬁlin perhaps once [...]
A remarkable lecture giving at Rebbe Nachman's gravesite by Rav Moshe Weinberger. Rav Weinberger discusses his own personal journey to Rebbe Nachman and studies a beautiful lesson at the Rebbe's gravesite. Click here to listen and be inspired.
Find out why tens of thousands of people travel to Uman for Rosh Hashana, and what Rebbe Nachman of Breslov teaches us about this special time.
Are you planning on being in Uman for Rosh HaShanah? Perhaps you are curious about what goes on there? Or maybe you can't make it but would like to feel connected to Rebbe Nachman's Tikkun? In honor of the upcoming pilgrimage, we are offering all of our Rosh HaShanah related books and cds for a [...]
Dearest Friends of Rebbe Nachman, The annual Rosh Hashanah gathering in Uman is around the corner! For the first time ever, the Breslov Research Institute (BRI) headquarters – fondly called the Ritz Carton (sic) – will be home to hours of English-language study sessions Tuesday and Wednesday. The Uman Kollel will feature lectures by many [...]
BRI Minyan for Rosh HaShanah The Breslov Research Institute will be forming a minyan once again this year at our headquarters. It will be primarily geared towards English Speaking congregants. The cost will be $60 a seat. For more info or to reserve your seat, contact us. __ Can’t make it to Uman for Rosh [...]
Chances are you’ve been to Uman. If not, you certainly know someone who’s traveled to that now-famous Ukrainian town for Rosh HaShanah or another time of the year to pray at Rebbe Nachman’s gravesite. Maybe the prayers were for health, livelihood or children. Maybe they were prayers to find one's soulmate, or to find oneself. [...]
Q: Rebbe Nachman once asked, "Why don't you turn your wives into Chassidim?" What does that mean to us? A: This is a tough one, I have heard several different approaches. Some are conservative and some are modern. As is the norm in Breslov Chassidus, Rebbe Nachman spoke in universal terms and his teachings apply differently [...]