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Volume 10, Issue 1 |

Spring 2021 Magazine

The New Day Schools

The Tamim Academy network is partnering with Chabad to upend traditional ideas about Jewish education

This fall, in the midst of the pandemic, four Jewish day schools opened in cities up and down the East Coast. Almost no one noticed.

The Haggadah Collection At The Library Of Agudas Chassidei Chabad

The prestigious Haggadah collection of Chabad’s Central Library began in December 1924, when the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, acquired the collection of…

The Annotated Seder Plate: Insights, Tidbits, and Fun Facts

Haggadah Since escaping Egypt, the Jewish people have celebrated Passover by telling the story of the Exodus. Over time, the story became more formal and…

Sons And Daughters At The Seder Table

It was unseasonably cold on the first night of Passover back in 1979. Snow had fallen the day before and melted into slush puddles that…

Talmud Teasers: Moses, Miracles & Matzah

Passover is packed with more traditions, customs, and historic significance than any other holiday on the Jewish calendar. The Talmud dedicates considerable discussion to these,…

An Accounting of Love

Like all of us, I have tasted Egypt this year. I have borne the burden of worry; I have experienced the lack of control over…

SOTW: Car Noise

The strange, funny, and meaningful things that happen out in the trenches as Chabad representatives go about their business . . .

Tradition, Tradition!

Is Judaism too ritualistic?

Return To Chengdu

The Chabad emissaries in Chengdu, China must leave in a hurry to protect their children, and the community they built with love and care falls…

Book Notes

Scott Frank is a business executive. Yossi Lerman is a Chabad rabbi. Both have been on a quest to find more joy in life.

A Jewish Community in Central Florida Passes the Torch

Brevard County, has seen tremendous population growth over the past decade. Recently, Temple Israel, a mainstay Reform congregation in the area, sold eight acres of…

Batter’s Up . . . But Never on Shabbat

Infielder and pitcher Elie Kligman has been running the bases as long as he can remember. One of the top-ranked youth players in Nevada, the…

A Stranger in the Land

I had never seen thirty-three degrees Fahrenheit on the weather forecast. My English isn’t great, and I felt so alone.

A Personal Affair

In the days leading up to the Seder last year, as I scrubbed my kitchen clean of chameitz, I questioned the point of this highly…

Frissons Of Redemption

The theme of redemption is universal, and, perhaps this year more than ever, it resonates on many levels. Here, we invited some writers and poets…
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