Printed fromChabadUBC.com
Learning & Inspiration
  • What Can the Hebrew Word for “Body” Teach You?Higher Than the Soul Read More
  • Flight or FightJust because 4,000 years ago one of my ancestors had a hip dislocated, I need to forgo a good rump... Read More
  • I Rode My Ambulance Into the War Zone to Save LivesNaomi Galeano is a medical volunteer for Israel's United Hatzalah. On the day of the Simchat Torah... Read More
Shabbat & Holidays
Candle Lighting Times
Vancouver, BC
Weekly Torah Portion
Upcoming Holiday
Dec. 7 - Dec. 15
Daily Thought
This Torah we were given is not of the world, neither is it something extraneous to it. Rather, it is the hidden essence, the primal thought from which all the cosmos and each thing within it extends. It is not about the world, it is the world—the world as its Creator sees it and knows it to be. The sages of the Talmud told us that the Torah is the blueprint G‑d used to design His creation. There is not a thing that cannot be found there. Even more, they told us, the Torah is far beyond the world, beyond time, beyond any sort of being. G‑d and His Torah are one, for His thoughts are not extraneous to Him, nor do they effect any...