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Free will in Parashat Lech Lecha Reb Mimi Feigelson

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Lech Lecha! G‑d commands Abraham to set out on a journey:

“Go from your land, from your birthplace and from your father’s house, to the land that I will show you.”

וַיֹּאמֶר יְהוָה אֶל אַבְרָם לֶךְ לְךָ מֵאַרְצְךָ וּמִמּוֹלַדְתְּךָ וּמִבֵּית אָבִיךָ אֶל הָאָרֶץ אֲשֶׁר אַרְאֶךָּ

Rabbi Dr. Reb Mimi Feigelson, Mashpiah Ruchanit (Spiritual Mentor) and senior lecturer of Rabbinics and Hassidic Thought at the Schechter Rabbinical Seminary gives us a powerful insight on the pace of our journey in life: we have free will. What will our journey look like in the new year? Who are we going to be once we get to our destination?

Watch the video below:

Reb Mimi serves as the Mashpiah Ruchanit (spiritual mentor) of the Rabbinical School, and  teaches Talmud and Hassidic Thought. She will guide and walk with the rabbinical students on their personal-spiritual journeys. She served as the Mashpiah Ruchanit of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in Los Angeles for the last 16 years. Prior to this Reb Mimi was one of the founding administration and faculty members of the “Yakar” Beit Midrash and community.

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