By Chaya Shuchat
They were sisters but also rivals—married to the same man, competing for his affection and for the privilege of bearing his children.
Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
The Torah reading of Vayeitzei is veritably glutted with sheep: white sheep, dark sheep, spotted sheep, speckled sheep, sheep with rings around their ankles; Jacob cares for sheep, receives his wages in sheep, breeds sheep, dreams of sheep, amasses a fortune of sheep . . .
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 Mark Halawa
It was only yesterday that I wore a white dish-dasha, and now I sport a kipah.
By Menachem Cohen
By Aron Moss
But there was another martyr in this attack, an Israeli policeman by the name of Zidan Saif.
Even as we go about the motions of living life, our thoughts are constantly with our dear friends who have lost their lives.
Our nation cries together as one. Here we've collected news, articles, tributes and more related to the terrible events of last week.
By Mendy Kaminker
Of the hundreds of e-mails we receive every day at Chabad.org, many are from adventuresome, idealistic young men and women seeking to work at a Chabad house in an exotic location.
By Tzvi Freeman
In two months she's getting married. What should I do? I am still convinced that she is the only one in the world for me
By Tzvi Freeman
Miri gets a hi-tech lesson on “How Do Prayers Work?” We’re still waiting for the app.
By Yuli Edelstein
Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein shares his story at the International Conference of Chabad Emissaries, 5775.
By Shmuel Kaplan
This class examines the importance of prayer, its biblical and historical origins, and the Jewish view on material requests. We conclude with explaining the first prayer upon waking in the morning.
The Code of Jewish Law rules: “All your actions should be for the sake of Heaven” and “In all your ways, know G-d.” This instruction is not referring to the commandment. “Your actions” means the personal activities that you choose to do, and “Your ways” means the personal path you choose in life. Even these pursuits have a deeper intent and purpose, in the words of the Mishna: “I was created only to serve my Maker.”
By Tzippy Koltenyuk
Smadar Morag used to try hard to hide her Judaism, which she considered a burden . . .
By Chana Scop
I stood there, in the NICU ward, looking at my baby, hooked up to monitors, oxygen and constantly beeping machines, only minutes after his surgery at a mere nine hours old.
By Shoshannah Brombacher
It was a cold and miserable night, snow and sleet blew through the deserted streets. The miser asked the rabbi in, as usual. But the rabbi refused. "'No," he said, "I won't be long...."
By Yanki Tauber
By Miriam Szokovski
with carrot cake and cream cheese frosting. Come taste!
By Yoram Raanan
The curtains have opened and the Torah is shining. Zion is a concept. It is a place. It is a sign and it is our home.
This painting began as a landscape, painted in earth tones of the hills surrounding Jerusalem.
By Karen Schwartz
Some 5,200 rabbis and guests focused on the Rebbe’s ongoing influence at the annual banquet of the Kinus Hashluchim, the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Emissaries.
By Faygie Levy
As they gather for the annual convention in New York, a look at how Chabad has flourished in North America
By Adam Bell
New Federation study shows Miami is sizzling when it comes to Jewish demographics