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Volume 9, Issue 4 |

Winter 2021 Magazine

A Judge and a Jew

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Chabad rabbi, and the mysterious nature of Jewish identity

Ginsburg, who passed away on September 18 at the age of 87, was memorialized as a brilliant jurist, a tireless advocate for women’s rights, and…

“My soul thirsts for You”: Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (1948-2020)

The outpouring of tributes to this “gentle giant,” as one of his students aptly put it, offer glimpses of his captivating presence and the magnitude…

How To Chanukah

The Menorah On each of the eight nights of Chanukah, this year beginning November 28 through December 6, we light the menorah. Here, in a…

Jewish Day Schools Make The Grade

Amid a national discourse about the transformation of America’s school system in the wake of the pandemic, Jewish day schools are enjoying an unexpected boost:…

Above The Fray

Judaism is neither liberal, nor progressive, nor conservative. It is Judaism. It precedes all of these categories, cuts through them, and floats above them. The…

The Story of 2020

How will we tell our grandchildren the story of 2020?  I thought about that as I held the tiny fingers of my baby granddaughter, born…

Remembering Miracles and Tragedy Aboard Flight 232

Baruch she-asah li nes ba’makom hazeh.  “Blessed is the One who performed a miracle for me in this place.”  Yisroel Brownstein, a 40-year-old clinical psychologist,…

Family Time

In late 1990, the Rebbe asked that a pictorial album of Chabad representatives be created. It would include photos of all the shluchim families—men, women,…

Talmud Teasers: Teacher Training

The word Chanukah in Hebrew comes from the same root as chinuch—education, and, indeed, one of the central messages of Chanukah concerns the significance of…
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