On any given day, Rabbi Yochanon Klein of Miami, Florida can be found walking the local hospital halls—visiting with patients, distributing his iconic smiling emoji pillows, and bringing cheer and warmth to those in need. Having had personal experience with illness and extended hospitalization, Rabbi Klein and his wife Esti chose hospital shlichus over the pulpit rabbinate and now directs Healing Hearts, a volunteer-based program offering support, kosher food and housing near medical facilities for patients and their families.
Daily Archives: June 21, 2018
In preparation for Yud Beis Tammuz we present a letter of the Rebbe to the chairman of a Chassidic Event – in which the Rebbe refers to the trailblazing activities of the Frierdiker Rebbe here in America and encourages all to be inspired by his boundless dedication and mesiras nefesh. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
This weekly fast moving — yet inspiring — 1-minute video on the weekly Parsha is created by Yitzchok Schmuckler, a Bochur from Montreal. This week’s video for Parshas Chukas is titled: Journey not Destination.
I was born in Kisvarda, Hungary, in 1947, when the country was ruled by a Communist regime. Life there was extremely difficult, depressing and bereft of Yiddishkeit.