The Baal Shem Tov taught: Whatever a person sees or hears contains a lesson in Divine service. This is the gist of Divine service: to realize how to serve G-d in all things. (HaYom Yom, p. 52, cited in Kesser Shem Tov, Hosafos, 128).
Monthly Book Club
A series of books relating to the Baal Shem Tov by Tzvi Meir Cohn, founder and director of the Baal Shem Tov Foundation.
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Children's Story Corner
A video of a Baal Shem Tov story told by Basha Cohn, master story teller at the Baal Shem Tov Foundation.
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Weekly Baal Shem Tov Times
Includes mystical Baal Shem Tov stories relating to each weeks parsha and Yom Tov published by the Baal Shem Tov Foundation.
BAAL SHEM TOV
Yisrael Ben Eliezer (1698 to 1760), known as the Baal Shem Tov, The Master of the Good Name devoted his entire life to lead, guide and inspire the Jewish people to live a life filled with joy and in accordance with their ancestral Torah traditions.