Sunday, / October 24, 2021
Articles Filed Under “Editorial”
Editorial: Where Wills Collide, Israel Survives
I have a fantasy that I can’t resist, and it returns to me with enhanced details whenever I see Israel get squeezed by the darlings…
Editorial: And the living shall take heart . . .
(lubavitch.com) The terrorist siege of the Chabad House and the brutal murders of our Shluchim in Mumbai have made Chabad-Lubavitch the object of an extraordinary…
Portland Jewish Community Sets Sweet Precedent
(lubavitch.com) Months after a legal battle threatening Portland’s Chabad rabbi’s right to hold prayer services in his home, Rabbi Moshe Wilansky came out a winner…
Of Love and More on 3 Tammuz
So much has been written, and more said, about the Lubavitcher Rebbe whose 14th yahrzeit is marked on the third of Tammuz, this year July…
Celebrating A Vision: A Chabad Representative Reflects on the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Legacy
He stood on the sidewalk in front of 770 Eastern Parkway, long hair down to his shoulders, a yarmulkah precariously perched on his head. Visibly…
Editorial: Yet Again Jerusalem Mourns
(lubavitch.com/LNS) Yet again, Jerusalem is a city in mourning. And world leaders condemn. How quickly they forget. We’ve been here before. Yesterday’s murder of innocent…
Chabad Promotes Chanukah With Help of American Gothic Couple
After solemnly holding tight onto a pitchfork for over seven decades, the dour-faced Depression era couple is almost breaking into a “Happy Chanukah!” smile.Indeed, the…
Editorial: In the Courtyard of the Rebbe
Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz likes to tell about the time he had seven projects on his table, and felt he needed to drop some of them.…
Chabad On The Bar/Bat Mitzvah: It’s Your Jewish Birthright
In a recent editorial, Reform leader Rabbi Eric Yoffie criticizes the willingness of Chabad to allow any child a bar mitzvah. He describes the norm…
A Time to Share
The Jewish New Year, 5768, is a particularly unique year as it is the year of Shemittah the Sabbatical year. This Rosh Hashanah marks the…
Guest Editorial: In A World of Falling Bridges, Small Town Leaders Build Them Up
For Chabad-Lubavitch Shluchim in small Jewish communities in the United States, these are the best of times and the worst of times. The best of…
“Not Kosher” On the Jewish Camping Menu?
Few overnight camp directors could have missed a small news item about a whopping 11.2 million dollar gift to the Federation of Jewish Camp (FJC)…
Numbers Count
In an interesting news item published by the University of Manchester, a recent study finds that the ultra-Orthodox Jewish population will constitute a majority of…
Interview: Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz on the Lubavitcher Rebbe
  In honor of the 13th yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Lubavitch.com presents the following excerpts and video clips of an interview with Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz,…
At the Ohel
At 226-20 Francis Lewis Boulevard, in Cambria Heights, Queens, a small, single story cape house on a tree-lined residential street, preparations are in high gear.…
Guest Editorial: “Rabbi, I’m A Bad Jew!”
Why do people lie to their dentists? You know, "So, Jim, have you been flossing?" "Yeah, kind of, sure…well, last couple of weeks it was…
“Chabad At Stanford . . . Knowledge, Courage and Commitment”
In retrospect it seems highly symbolic – even poetic – to me that I first met Rabbi Dov Greenberg when he was busy assembling a…
Guest Editorial: Random Kindness in the Face of Random Terror
Up until the morning of April 16, things were pretty much happening as they should on most American campuses at this time of year. Students and…
Guest Editorial: A Community of Successful Malcontents
Some time ago, a group of people appeared in our Chabad Center on a Friday night; they were new faces, always a nice surprise. Together…
Honoring the Rebbe’s Birthday
The 11th of Nissan, this year corresponding to today, March 30, marks the 105th birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous…
From Humble Beginnings, A Global Achievement
Today, the 10th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar, is honored by Chabad-Lubavitch chasidim worldwide as a watershed in the movement's history. In 1950, Rabbi…
Menorah: A Symbol of Religious Freedom
When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that placing Chabad-owned menorahs in public spaces did not violate the establishment clause, it set a slab of precedent…
Patent Pending
To all appearances, the Chabad representatives in the group photo—an annual rite at the Conference of Shluchim—look very much alike. About 3,000 men, similarly dressed,…
Yom Kippur Joy?
When the day of fasting and contrition was nearly over, after all the prayers had been exhausted, the pages now wet with the hot tears…
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