Tuesday, / October 4, 2022
Articles Filed Under “Editorial”
Prayers for a New Year
What a year it’s been. Rising prices, more crime, economic uncertainty, political instability, and social discord call to mind the words of the Machzor from…
In Transition
When the people saw that Moses was so long in coming down from the mountain, the people gathered against Aaron and said to him, “Come,…
It’s Never Too Late
Across every segment of Jewish life, in America and elsewhere, we are seeing a demand for genuine, substantive, Torah study opportunities
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…
Better Than Birthday Cake
Chabad communities around the world are launching a truly ambitious 1,210 new institutions.
In Pursuit of Practicable Freedom
Parents, however, who choose to educate their children in private schools are taxed all the same, while additionally having to pay full tuition for their…
The Ways We Give
Donors no longer just want to write a check. They want to be involved, they want a direct path to targeted giving
Pursuing The Path Of Peace
Many daughters have done worthily, but you surpass them all. —Proverbs 31:29 The five day Annual International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Shluchos began last week in…
Transition in Lubavitch: January 28, 1950
Born June 21, 1880 in the town of Lubavitch, Yosef Yitzchak was inducted by his father, the Fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Shalom Dovber Schneersohn, into…
Any Given Sunday
Sunday Dollars became an institution in itself. In order to maintain an ample supply of newly minted dollar bills, I arranged with the Federal Reserve…
Memories of Sukkot 1991
Sukkot 1991 was different. The crowds were enormous. But this time, the Rebbe remained standing in the sukkah for the next six and a half…
The Year Of Shabbos
When the condominium towers in Surfside collapsed because of structural fatigue, the question was deafening: Were we thinking?
Beginning With Shabbos
Start the children’s school day right, and the rest will follow.
Toward A Resilient Jewry
What are those truths for which we are hated? And how do we build resilience against this onslaught?
Can You Count Them?
Does G-d care how many Jews there are, and should we?
The Rebbe Created a Culture
It is easier, of course, to stay within our safe spheres. So we speak mostly of the Rebbe’s love and acceptance. But that doesn’t convey…
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…
A Bed, a Table, a Chair and a Lamp
The Rebbe did not hold press conferences nor grant press interviews. So reporters would usually be directed to my office where I did my best…
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…
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,…
The Sound Of A Thin Silence
In the hushed stillness between the prayers and the poems, in the breath between the soulful tunes, we hear. Muted sobs, a whispered plea, the…
Not by Fear But by Faith
The Rebbe’s Vision for a Just Society
A Time to Heal
When the doors of Chabad Houses closed, and shluchim adopted social-distancing guidelines, we wondered how this edition of the magazine would take shape. More importantly,…
A NOVEL RECOVERY
We humans have a primordial need to know. When something happens that upends our reality, we feel great urgency to unravel the enigma. We need…
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