BeShalach: The Pillar of Fire That Provides Light and Clarity in Those Moments of Darkness and Suffering

Posted by Yiscah Smith on January 21, 2018
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Shemot (Exodus), Beshalach

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In this week’s parsha podcast, Yiscah Smith focuses on cultivating the spiritual practice of seeing light in the darkness, in the pain and in the suffering. Based on a teaching by Rabbi Kalonymous Kalmish Shapiro, the Piaseczna Rebbe, from his classic, Aish Kodesh, delivered in the Warsaw Ghetto on January 20th, 1940.

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Larry Kluger – Creative Consultant
Arlene Harel – Production Coordinator

About Yiscah Smith

Yiscah is an adjunct faculty member at Pardes. She is a Jewish educator, spiritual activist and published author who addresses the spiritual dimension of authentic living. Yiscah employs her own story of ​the joys and struggles with her own spirituality, gender identity and commitment to authentic living​. As one who transitioned from a Chabad man to an observant woman, she presents topics in an accessible and vivid style, from both a personal and a text-based perspective. Click here to read more.

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