Wednesday, ‎ / August 5, 2020
Articles Filed Under “Books”
Hippy In the Mikvah
“The Rebbe encouraged me to continue with the doctorate. I blurted out, ‘But what about the heresy?’ The Rebbe answered: ‘You should write all the…
Book Review: Teaching The Teachers
I spoke to an Israeli kindergarten teacher this summer who explained to me how the philosophy of early childhood education has changed. “Today,” she said,…
Book Review: My Story
My Story: Forty-one individuals share their personal encounters with the Rebbe, Published by Jewish Educational Media
Keeping That Daily Appointment with G-d
What these books will do is give you the roadmap to find your own “Mezherich” so that you too can learn how to daven.
Chabad of Berlin Publishes German Prayerbook, Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day
A new German-language siddur makes the Jewish prayer book accessible to modern German speakers.
Books: APIKOROS OR IGNORAMUS?
Many years ago an apikoros (heretic) moved into a Jewish town, and word of his presence soon spread. The local Rabbi had never met an…
Revisiting R. Schneur Zalman: The Alter Rebbe
As I read through three biographies of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the founder of the Chabad movement, known as the Alter Rebbe. I was…
Through A Lens Daily
Daily Wisdom offers its readers an “ark” of refuge, a way to re-focus themselves, and prepare themselves to enter the world each day.
Book Review: Transitions In Language And Leadership
Zornberg introduces her discussion of Bamidbar, the fourth of the Five Books of the Torah, by outlining the dramatic terrain of the “midbar”—a great and…
Kehot Publication Garners Benjamin Franklin Book Award
Daily Wisdom, an anthology of 378 lessons from the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, was the gold winner of the prestigious 2015 Benjamin Franklin…
REVIEWS: Trying To Grasp the Rebbe
To one biographer, he was a world leader who shaped a worldwide movement; to his student, the Rebbe was a tzaddik, a personal link to…
Books: Children Who Live With Purpose
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Books: Rebbe’s Letters From Chabad Archives Released In New Volume
Spanning the years 1913-1947 and seven countries, the book provides a rare and intimate look at the personal life of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak and his…
New Volume on Chabad History Published
The Chabad-Lubavitch publishing house, Kehot Publication Society, has announced the publication of an important new book on the history of Chabad.
Kehot Releases Special Tribute to Teachers and Educators
The Educator’s Privilege, newly released by Kehot Publication Society, offers guidance and inspiration for educators from the talks and correspondences of the Lubavitcher Rebbe...
Chabad Rabbi Teams up with Former DreamWorks Artist
Marc Lumer’s early works have appeared on Warner Bros’ hit shows Batman and Superman. While Lumer was at DreamWorks, his paintings helped create the animated…
Who Wrote the Bible: Reclaiming The Traditional View
According to tradition, Moses wrote the Five Books after the Sinaitic revelation, as transmitted to him by G-d, and gave it to the Jewish people
New Volume of Chabad Encyclopedia Published
This newest volume represents just one slice of a monumental project aimed at explaining issues raised in the discourses of the Chabad...
Elliot Wolfson And Shmuel Klatzkin: An Exchange
Following the lubavitch.com review of Open Secret: Postmessianic Messianism and the Mystical Revision of Menahem Mendel Schneerson, author Elliot Wolfson, and reviewer Shmuel Klatzkin, exchanged…
Book Review/ Revealing the Secrets: An Academic Explores The Rebbe’s Teachings
The academic world hasn’t always been friendly to Chasidism or Kabbala. Nineteenth-century
Entrepreneur Says It’s Time To “Give Back” To Chabad
What’s a successful entrepreneur doing sponsoring the publication of an esoteric, Chasidic discourse? Or repairing the gravesite of its author in some remote Ukrainian townlet?…
Books: Meditations on Mitzvot
(lubavitch.com) The face of Chabad in the twenty-first century has been the shliach and the shlucha. Incredibly dedicated and energetic couples have fanned out around…
Once in a Rare Sun: Birkat Hachamah
(lubavitch.com) The waxing and waning of the moon is regularly celebrated in Jewish life. The Jewish calendar is based on the lunar cycle, familiar to…
Books: Ethics to Live By
(lubavitch.com) Kehot Publication Society, the Lubavitch publishing house, recently announced the publication of Pirkei Avot: Ethics of the Fathers With a New Commentary, Anthologized from the…
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