Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe watching Hagbaah on a fast day, circa mid-1980s.
Professor Reuven Feuerstein (1921-2014) was an Israeli developmental cognitive psychologist and founder of the International Center for the Enhancement of Learning Potential based in Jerusalem. His world-renowned applied systems of structural cognitive modifiability have been implemented in over 80 countries across the globe. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in June of 2011.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of Kapparos, Erev Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
We’re all busy preparing for Yom Kippur during these Days of Teshuva. So, what does Teshuvah actually mean?
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Yom Kippur is titled: The Rooster-Boy.
As today is Vov Tishrei, the Yahrtzeit of the Rebbe’s mother, Rebbetzin Chana, we present our weekly story – one final chapter in the story of Malka, the orphaned girl who learned from the Rebbe that she wasn’t abandoned, and her incredible encounter with Rebbetzin Chana.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on Yom Kippur. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What is the quickest way to attain forgiveness?
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 181, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Do I Have to Forgive Someone Who Shows No Remorse? What is Healthy Fear of G-d? Is There Such a Thing as Modern Chabad? Why Don’t We Daven the Way Chassidus Expects of Us?
The Tzemach Tzedek’s fifth son, Harav Yisroel Noach (known as the Maharin), who later on became Rebbe in Niezhin, once asked his father, the Rebbe, “Why do we say tehillim [throughout the year], and not any other sefer? Aren’t there appropriate pesukim, of tefillos (prayers) and supplications in the other twenty-three kisvei kodesh, that relate to these situations? So why don’t we ever say those pesukim?
Tzivos Hashem presents this video of a cyber-rally for Jewish children all over the world in honor of Chodesh Elul, led by Rabbi Shimi Weinbaum, part of which was the airing of the 7th episode of ‘A Quest for Oiz.’
Mr. Shabsi Turner is an architectural engineer who lives with his family in Chicago, Illinois. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in Brooklyn, NY, in July of 2017.
As we get ready to usher in the New Year, JEM presents a playlist of beautiful videos to help prepare for the Yomim Noraim.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Ha’azinu. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we live a balanced life? Plus: Bonus video for Rosh Hashana in the extended article.
“Head of the Year” seems like an awkward and cumbersome name for ‘New Year’s Day’ doesn’t it? Rosh Hashanah literally means “head of the year” and the Jewish New Year carries this name for good reasons; reasons can actually make a difference to your life! This video from My Judaism will make it very clear in two minutes flat!
As 5777 comes to a close, JLI counts down the Top 10 biggest Jewish moments of the year.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 180, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: I’m Burned Out: What Can I Do to Experience an Inspiring Rosh Hashana? How to React to the Gender Identity Crisis? Why Are We Afraid of an Ayin Hora During Pregnancy? Why Are Baalei Teshuva Mistreated?
“The interminable service ended at exactly Noon. The four goons miraculously disappeared, and I went down into a pitch black room where fifteen people were seated around a table. The table was set with many bottles of clear white liquid and slices of honey cake.”
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe exiting after a Farbrengen, circa 1983.
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of the week of Selichos for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
The High Holidays are an inspirational time of year. It’s a time where we try to be a little better, and maybe think about things we can do to step up our game in various areas of life. Rabbi Pinchas Taylor explains an effective way to make a practical resolution that will actually stick.
Mrs. Alice Zlotnick is a professional artist presently living in Jerusalem,Israel. She was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in her home in December of 2006.