Weekly Story: The Herbal Benefit

It used to be that every person had at least one cow, either for its milk, or that the farmer can plow his field with it, or for both reasons. But from time to time, the cow became weak or even sick and the owner would then send it into the forest to eat the wild grass.

Pop Art in Jerusalem Focuses on Chassidim

Yitzchok Moully was in the middle of what had been a normal day at work when, he said, he “received an email . . . a heavy email”—one that provokes reaction, that makes your stomach drop and clouds your head. “I said to myself, I can’t just hit delete. I need to print out the email. And burn it.”

Weekly Letter: We Have It in Us

This week, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he encourages the recipient to adhere to the true and tested path of Torah and mitzvos – without having to investigate the worthiness of doing so. Making changes in life is not easy – but we are up to the task, just as our father Avraham, in our parsha,  was able to break away from his environment and accustomed way of living in order to attain the “Promised Land.” The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.