This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 192, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Are We Doing Enough to Spread the Sheva Mitzvos Bnei Noach? Can Chassidus Be Taught to Non-Jews? Any Directives Regarding a Younger Sister Getting Married Before Her Older Sister? Chassidus Applied to Chanukah.
This week’s Living Torah program from JEM shines a light on the charity of philanthropists Mr. and Mrs. Mel Landau of Miami.
A few weeks passed and he wasn’t sufficiently satisfied with any of the Yeshivas. He knew that he had to make a decision, but it wasn’t what he wanted. One day a friend of his asked him, how is the search going and he replied, not too good. So the friend asked: and why don’t you check out Lubavitch?
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe motioning to an attendee at a farbrengen, circa 1980.
Rabbi Yitzchak Maier Gurary is a mashpia, spiritual mentor and teacher of Chasidic philosophy, at the Lubavitcher yeshivah in Montreal. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in January of 2011.
On 19 Kislev 5559 (1798), the Alter Rebbe, R. Schneur Zalman of Liadi was released after being imprisoned by the Russian authorities. Today marks the anniverssary of this holiday known among Chassidim as the Rosh Hashana of Chassidus.
Countless souls are crying for the spiritual comfort of their heritage. Do not remain indifferent.
We’ve all heard that we need to “Think good and it will be good,” and that this is an effective way to invite blessings into our lives. Recently there have even been secular studies that suggest a connection between our thoughts and reality. What are the mechanics of how positive thinking works? Is there a way in which we can grasp this idea in a practical sense?
When Chabad erected their first giant public Menorah to celebrate the Chanukah of 1975, a legal war was launched by powerful segments of the Jewish community to have public menorahs banned. Both the menorahs and the battles persist annually.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Vayeishev. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How can we succeed in exile?
Raising children is always a challenge. But In our fast-paced world with technological advances beyond our wildest dreams, have the rules changed? How do we keep our kids and grandkids on track in the era of smartphones and Snapchat?
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 191, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Handwriting Analysis (Graphology): Is It Legitimate from a Chassidic Perspective? What Is the Relevance of Yud Tes Kislev Today? How to Teach a Child Shomer Negia; What Can I Do About Procrastination and Memory Improvement? What Is the Best Way to Inculcate Kabolas Ol and Respect in Students?
17th century Polish and Ukrainian Jewry faced genocidal massacres, communal collapse, poverty, and social rifts, followed by the unbearable disappointment of a false Messiah, and the rise of corrupt rabbinical leadership. Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov then stepped into this void with the teachings of Chassidism.
For this week’s story, Rabbi Sholom Avtzon returns with a 7th installment of the story of Malka, the orphaned girl who thought that she had been abandoned, but whom the Rebbe showed that she was not.
On 14 Kislev in 1928, the Rebbe married Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, the middle daughter of the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson. In this talk, delivered during a public gathering marking the fiftieth anniversary of this special occasion, the Rebbe addressed the cause for celebration.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a unique photo of the Rebbe standing on his platform following davening, circa 1982.
JLI presents its unique two-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from a timely tale. This week’s video for Parshas Vayishlach is titled: A Tall Tale.
Mr. Danny Finkelman is a director and filmmaker who founded the film production house Sparks Next. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in New York in May of 2013.
In the olden days, a lamplighter would go from place to place and light up the dark streets. With electrical … Continued
What does Judaism have to say about the elimination of disease, the reversing of aging, and prospects for human immortality? This JLI workshop examines recent medical breakthroughs in genetic engineering, stem cell research, and nanotechnology in the context of classical Jewish sources.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Vayishlach. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What is our job description?
Today, 9 Kislev, is both the birthday and day of passing of Rabbi DovBer of Lubavitch, son of and successor to the founder of Chabad Chassidism, Rabbi Schneur Zalman·of Liadi.