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Parting Words
In the Spring of 1977, I was working on my PhD in English literature, at the State University of New York at Buffalo when I…
Serving G-d and Country: Senator Joe Lieberman
Senator Joe Lieberman, who died March 27, 2024 at the age of 82, was the most prominent Torah-observant politician. He kept Shabbat throughout his storied…
Chabad-Lubavitch Partners With JFNA
JFNA and local Federations have worked together with Chabad-Lubavitch for many years on a wide variety of projects. Most recently, JFNA and Chabad have partnered…
Once A Jew
How far gone is too far gone?
Remembering Rebbetzin Chana: Jewish Feminine Role Model
A feminine role model of Jewish activism and proponent of Jewish scholarship, is being remembered today, on her yahrzeit.
The Rebbe’s Advice for Life
This Shabbat, 3 Tammuz, is the 28th yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory.
A League of Their Own
What does Jewish life in the Ivies looks like now, and what it tells us about the Jewish future—on campus and off.
Why I Choose A Yeshiva Education For My Children
For all its shortcomings and insularity, it is what I want for my children.
Review: My Quarrel With Hersh Rasseyner by Chaim Grade
The year is 1948. Two Holocaust survivors run into each other on a Paris subway. Though each had assumed the other was killed in the…
Zelda: Remembering an Israeli Poet
Among the poets in Israel’s literary circles, many quietly remembered Zelda Schneurson Mishkovsky on Tuesday (April 18) 27 Nissan. That Zelda, as she was simply…
Education Lessons from President Reagan’s Speech
On the Chabad calendar, and in Jewish communities worldwide, today, the 11th of Nissan, is celebrated as the birth date of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi…
Come And Hear: A Dad Defends Shabbat At Chabad
"Dad, isn’t it true that I can’t read from the Torah there?”
Remembering Chabad’s Beginnings, 223 Years Ago
It is the date on which, in 1798, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the founder of Chabad Chasidism, was released from Czarist imprisonment.
Coming Back From Cancellation
The notorious practice of “cancellation” suggests that our society has forgotten how to forgive, and how to make amends. What is the Jewish perspective? Here…
Grateful or Entitled?
I am concerned about what kind of people are we raising, and I want to reverse this shift in our family that is making our…
Howard Glowinsky: Letter To My Children
Individuals who have come to Torah study as adults reflect upon something that they have learned
Judge Hollie Levine: To Think Like A Torah Scholar
Individuals who have come to Torah study as adults reflect upon something that they have learned
The Self I Tried To Lose
Individuals who have come to Torah study as adults reflect upon something that they have learned
The King’s Cups
Individuals who have come to Torah study as adults reflect upon something that they have learned
We’re Taking the Ramp
There are seventy “faces” to the Torah, says the Midrash. Like a prism refracting disparate colors of light, Torah enlightens the entire spectrum of humankind…
Let My People Know!
Torah study isn’t just for school, or only in the shul. It isn’t limited to a particular age or stage in life, nor to a…
A Question of Social Tact
In this feature, we invited individuals who have come to Torah study as adults, to reflect upon something that they have learned.
Rifka’s Hot & Cold Journey to Judaism
After her stormy teenage years, Rifka Chilungu gave up on atheism, got hooked on Judaism, and missed her college graduation to attend a Brooklyn seminary
Anatomy of a Law
Most commandments in the Torah are so cryptic that a straightforward perusal will leave the reader without the knowledge necessary to understand or fulfill them
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