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Interestingly, yesterday, Chavie started her new course “Pause & Affect – A Shabbat Outlook” and it got me thinking; there’s no better place to start a journey of more observance than the Shabbat experience. 277 more words

Ram's Horn

Mapping the Death of a Jewish Congregtion

It has often be said that the only reason Jews survived was due to oppression.  The hypothesis is that it was oppression that forced Jewish communities to stay together and maintain their identity. 461 more words

Gut Shabbes! (Va'eiro)

Yesterday, I wrote about an insight of the Rebbe’s, which explains the miracle of the staff. When Aharon’s staff swallowed the Egyptian serpents, it did so in the form of a staff- not as another serpent. 183 more words


The light that should have died but didn't

Have you ever turned the corner and found yourself in the middle of a street party? Men dancing in the street, women carrying babies standing, smiling and watching, loud music and vehicles lit up all colors of the rainbow… happy people, celebrating. 400 more words


Inside 770 and Crown Heights - Center of the Chabad Lubavitch Hasidic Sect

I recently visited Crown Heights, Brooklyn, where 770, the world headquarters of the Chabad Lubavitch Hasidic sect is located. Here are some photos I took: 159 more words


The Best Of 2017... Bringing It Into 2018 - By Marc

Time flies…whether you’re having fun or not. It really does.

While we function on the Jewish New Year, we also recognize the end of the year and the beginning of the New Year in secular terms.   875 more words

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Challenging Texts

This morning, as I always do, I read the Tanya. Written by the Alter Rebbe- also known as the Baal HaTanya- it forms the basis of Chabad Chassidic teachings, and explores Jewish mysticism through a series of analogies and teachings which I can only hope to ever fully understand. 502 more words