Monday, / June 17, 2024
Articles Filed Under “Holiday & Shabbos”
From Sinai to Seattle, Shavuot Resonates this Year
Ten Commandments Will be Read at Chabad Centers Around the World
Jewish Service Members Convene for Shabbat Renewal
Chabad’s Aleph Institute Welcomes Jewish Members of the Military for Five Days of Renewal
#LightForIsrael Campaign Encourages Millions to Respond to Darkness With the Light of Shabbat Candles
Influencers and Shluchim Spread the Word as Shabbat Candles are Lit in Solidarity with Israel
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…
It’s A Lemon. It’s An Orange. It’s An Esrog!
It may bear resemblance to its cousins, but the esrog is no simple citrus.
Sweet and Sweeter
The Meaning Behind High Holiday Traditions
At the Farmer’s Market
Been to the Farmer’s Market lately?   The freshly-baked hand-braided breads—courtesy of your local Chabad center—are selling out fast.  From Setauket, N.Y. to Petaluma, California, from…
Remembering Sinai, Reliving the Experience
A survey by Kelton Research found that less than six in ten Americans knew the sixth commandment, “Thou shalt not kill”
Purim: Seeking Unity Toward Positive Reversals
When, back in the middle ages, a Jewish convert to Christianity brought his grievances against the Jews to Pope Gregory IX, his complaints led to…
Purim Notes From The Chasidic Rebbes
Mordechai “The Jew” Mordechai was a Benjaminite, but he is called “Yehudi,” literally meaning a descendant of the tribe of Yehudah. Likewise, the Megillah refers…
Searching For My Seat At Kiddush
The spacious banquet hall housing the Kiddush was jammed with round tables that were filling up fast. Which one should I join?
Tu B’Shevat: Where’s the Fruit?
This plant-based holiday takes place in the middle of winter. Considering that the fruits of the trees haven’t yet begun to grow, why celebrate the…
Rabbi Dovid Olidort: Behind The Iron Curtain
These are the personal Shabbos stories of an eclectic group of influential personalities
Michal Oshman: Golden Time
These are the personal Shabbos stories of an eclectic group of influential personalities
Make It Holy: The Uses And Abuses Of Shabbos
Since the advent of the 40-hour week, we haven’t had to work on Shabbos. What, then, is the Day of Rest for?
Rifka Chilungu: It’s Mine Now
These are the personal Shabbos stories of an eclectic group of influential personalities
My Day Of Arrival: Peter Himmelman
These are the personal Shabbos stories of an eclectic group of influential personalities
Shabbos In Tokyo: Liane Grunberg Wakabayashi
These are the personal Shabbos stories of an eclectic group of influential personalities
My Grandmother’s Candlesticks: Diane Abrams
These are the personal Shabbos stories of an eclectic group of influential personalities
A Place At The Table
Four students share why they choose to claim their place at the table
Coming To Shabbos: Batsheva Eadan Hay
These are the personal Shabbos stories of an eclectic group of influential personalities
An Out-of-the-Box Way to Celebrate in the Sukkah
Those peculiar huts are popping up again on driveways and porches in Jewish neighborhoods around the world. The Feast of the Tabernacles, or Sukkot, is…
Home Alone on the Holidays
For many of us, the High Holidays will look quite different this year. This year, we are called upon to lead those services ourselves, to…
From Fruits to Roots
Two generations came together to celebrate Tu B’Shevat, the New Year for trees, at the Friendship Circle of Free Hebrew for Juniors in Montreal, Canada,…
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