“I give in. We’ll go to the Premishlaner Rebbe for Shabbos Nachamu,” he promised his wife.
By Chana Weisberg
What is so special about the 15th of Av?
By Menachem Posner
You’ve been invited to a chassidic wedding. Not sure what to expect? Let’s walk through the experience together.
By Shayna Denburg
Two forces joining to become whole. Creating unique energy, spilling over, growing into one life. A reunion of kindred spirits.
By Yehuda Shurpin
My dog recently died. He was my loyal companion for many years, even more loyal than some of my friends. I was wondering: what happens to animals after they die? Do they go to heaven?
By Yehuda Shurpin
I always wondered why tefillin need to be black. Why not just natural leather, or at least something light and cheerful?
The Jerusalem Talmud states: “If the Holy Temple is not rebuilt in your lifetime, it’s as though it were destroyed in your lifetime.” The commentaries learn from this that the Temple’s destruction is an ongoing event.
Aaron L. Raskin
Rabbi Shimon would say: There are three crowns—the crown of Torah, the crown of priesthood and the crown of sovereignty—but the crown of good name surmounts them all. (Ethics of Our Fathers 4:13)
Live in Concert with Yair Kalev
By Dovid Hazdan
How often are we left unmoved by a truth because we are self-consciously aware of the ramifications of accepting such truths?
A condensation of the weekly Torah portion alongside select commentaries culled from the Midrash, Talmud, Chassidic masters, and the broad corpus of Jewish scholarship.
By Chana Sharfstein
In 1964 this condition was virtually unknown, still in its infancy. I was overwhelmed, and unsure of how I would cope.
By Chana Bitton
This tiny watch has actually taught
me something valuable about the way we approach our lives on a daily basis.
By Faigy Schonfeld
A sudden overwhelming urge for chocolate made my eyes snap open.
By Dovid Margolin
That viral poem you saw and liked on Facebook was written by a Chassidic teen for a school assignment.
By Chabad.org Staff
Theodore Bikel, who passed away last week at 91, visits with the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
By Faygie Levy
"Once you hear from someone whose life is changed by having a new kidney, it becomes less of an abstract idea and more real."
By Miriam Szokovski
By Yoram Raanan