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Parshas Vayechi: Humble Beginnings

Earlier this week, I was sent a document about a group of Chabad-Lubavitch shluchim (emissiaries) who tavelled to the village of Lyubavichi (Lubavitch) in Russia, where the Chabad Chassidic movement began. 625 more words


Are We All One?

Earlier this morning, I found myself googling the words ‘define Ahavos Yisroel’.

The words are still in my searchbar, because I’m not satisfied with what I found. 469 more words


Report: Trump, Kushner foundations have donated thousands to Chabad

(JTA) — President-elect Donald Trump’s foundation has donated thousands of dollars to Chabad institutions.

The Israeli daily Haaretz also reported that the foundation of the parents of Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner gave some $342,500 to Chabad institutions and projects over a 10-year period. 172 more words

Daily News

Shabbat in Rehab

Janice L. Booker (Malibu, CA)

“Shalom” I called through the open door. 

The couple stopped and turned toward the door in one movement.  I beckoned to them and invited them to come into my room. 492 more words

American Jewry

Torah Study

I, like many other Chabad Jews, study Torah daily. It’s a part of my routine; the normal start to my day. But it wasn’t until this morning that I stopped to think of the importance of this ritual, of its meaning, and the power it holds. 340 more words


Chabad Calendar

This is a calendar with the events of yomei dpagra. You can add it to your favorite calendar  Feel free to add comments or suggestions or stuff I missed. 19 more words

The New Year

I spent much of motzei shabbes researching different perspectives on the secular new year, mostly using resources provided by the talmid chochom R’ Dovid Markel. Despite being somewhat ‘frum’ this time last year, I don’t remember thinking that much of celebrating or not celebrating the secular new year- it was a ‘given’ that I’d be marking it in the usual way, and watching the fireworks. 272 more words