Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
The deeper significance of the course of events which led to the burial of “Esau’s head in the bosom of Isaac.”
By Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
Joseph had in double measure one of the necessary gifts of a leader: the ability to keep going despite opposition, envy, false accusation and repeated setbacks.
By Rochel Holzkenner
Why didn’t Jacob take the time to bury his beloved wife in the Cave of Machpelah?
Jacob blesses each of his sons before his passing. He is buried in the Cave of Machpelah in the Holy Land. Joseph dies at age 110, and asks his descendants to bury his remains in the Holy Land. This comes to pass only years later, upon the exodus from Egypt.
By Leslie Meisels
The Holocaust came late to Hungary. But when the Nazis began their gruesome work, they were ruthlessly efficient, and two-thirds of the Jewish population perished at their hands.
By Manis Friedman
Why did G‑d give the Torah to the Jews? What does G‑d want from humanity as a whole? Why did He communicate with the Jewish people in a different way?
By Dov Greenberg
A strange detail in the construction of the Temple’s “Holy of Holies” reveals the secret of where G‑d lives.
What happened on 10 Tevet? . . . Why do we need the Holy Temple? . . . The positive aspects of a “siege mentality” . . . The Rebbe on the Holocaust . . .
By Yehuda Shurpin
In the park next to her school, my daughter found a child’s lone glove. She’s insisting that we take it home and post signs to publicize it so that the owner might retrieve it.
By Eliezer Zalmanov
If a river is polluted, do you start by washing off the beaches, or do you plug up the sources that are pouring in all the toxic waste?
By Chanie Goldman
To produce a wunderkind, mothers and fathers will put themselves and their child through a rigorous schedule of classes, concerts, museum visits . . . But parenting is as much about who you are as about what you do.
By Estie Rose
Genetics is a family matter, whether we like it or not.
By Beryl Tritel
Do all questions need to be asked? Do parents really need to know all the information all the time?
By Ellen Resnick
I had been there before on the tour, but this was different. It was late at night, and I was about to partake in an ancient ritual considered one of the three most important mitzvahs for Jewish women.
By Reyna Simnegar
This Persian variation on Israeli salad is a healthy and delicious addition to any meal.
By Chaim Leib Zernitsky
How do I show in a painting my love for the old house where I was born?
by Mindy Rubenstein, Chabad.edu
A Chabad center and art gallery in commercial space in the heart of Philadelphia exclusively shows the works of Jewish students from local arts and music colleges, and is a place where they can meet with their peers.
By Karen Schwartz
Since its start, the Jewish Relief Agency has delivered a bit more than 4.6 million pounds of food with the help of 82,000 volunteers, and is continuing to grow.
By Dovid Margolin
Five years after the devastating terror attacks that claimed the lives of Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, Chabad of Mumbai continues to rebuild.
Avigdor Lieberman, the foreign minister of Israel, visited the resting place, known as “the Ohel”, of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson of righteous memory, on the seventh night of Chanukah.