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Weekly Letter: “G-d is all” and “All is G-d”

In connection with the parsha – where Moshe pleads for forgiveness after the sin of the golden calf and asks Hashem to reveal His ways – we share a letter of the Rebbe in which he explains two ways to arrive at the understanding and service of G-d: “G-d is all” and “All is G-d.” This eye-opening letter explains briefly yet clearly a basic teaching of chasidus – the making of an abode for G-d in this lowest physical world.

Weekly Letter: A Woman’s Obligation to Learn Torah

After having received the Torah last week – we present a letter in which the Rebbe has some encouraging words for a lady who is active in spreading and strengthening Yiddishkeit  – with some interesting points about the learning of Torah in general and the obligation to do so  of women in particular.

Weekly Letter: The right Approach to Judaism

In preparation for the receiving of the Torah in this week’s parsha – we present a letter in which the Rebbe explains the  radical difference between his view and the one suggested by the letter writer about the right approach to Judaism. In it the Rebbe clearly defines this approach – where we should follow the natural order – as in the needs of the body.

The Letter and the Spirit: The Wonder Rabbi

In a special edition of The Letter and the Spirit, we present a letter in honor of Yud Shvat detailing the arrival of the Frierdiker Rebbe, and his special impact on America. The letter speaks of his history and accomplishments, and has some annotations made by the Rebbe.

Weekly Letter: A Jewish Will

This week, in connection with our parsha, in which Yaakov takes leave of his children before his passing, and his blessings for each of them, we present a letter in which the Rebbe makes some important points about a Jewish will. 

Weekly Letter: Yosef in Mitzrayim

This week we present a letter in which the Rebbe writes about Yosef in Mitzrayim. In it the Rebbe explains its relevance to us today and  its message for all mankind. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.

Weekly Letter: Public Menorah Lighting

This week, we present a letter in which the Rebbe gives an answer to those who have reservations about the kindling of the Chanukah menorah in public places. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.

Weekly Letter: Chasidus is Required

In honor of Yud Tes Kislev, the Rosh Hashana of Chasidus, happening this coming week, we present a letter in which the Rebbe explains, clearly and in detail, that the learning of chasidus is required according to the authority of the Shulchan Aruch.

Weekly Letter: “Analyzing” Yaakov and Rivkah

This week we are sharing a fascinating letter which Rabbi Nissan Mindel had written in 1968 to the editor of a famous publication – the Jewish Chronicle of England. In the letter, he takes to task an article the publication had featured, in which the writer maligns the good name and character of our mother Rebeccah and father Jacob

Weekly Letter: “Hasogas G’vul”

As the International Shluchim Convention gets underway – we share a letter of the Rebbe in which he answers those claiming that Chabad  activities constitute hasogas g’vul – the Rebbe gives a clear and definitive explanation based on halacha – with logical and reasonable explanations as well.

Weekly Letter: “Seeding and Planting”

In preparing for the Shluchim Convention this coming week – we share a powerful letter of the Rebbe in which he encourages a shlucha who feels discouraged and doubtful of her capability and suitability to do her shlichus work. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.