Rabbi-Turned-Chocolatier Educates with Craft

JCrafts – a program founded by Rabbi Levi Raskin of Chabad of Rockville, MD, combining learning about Jewish foods with an experiential, hands-on chocolate making activity – hosted its first ever event for adults for the congregants of Temple Beth Ami and Kol Shalom in Rockville. It was a “sweet success,” reports a local media outlet.

Weekly Story: Now It Counts Big Time

The king replied, “Being that you don’t want to choose, I will choose for you,” and he instructed a servant to fill up a bag with precious gems. The man gratefully accepted it and then was escorted home.

Weekly Letter: The True Jewish Approach to Suffering

This week, as we continue the three-week period of mourning for the Bais Hamikdash, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he clarifies the true Jewish approach to suffering. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.