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Jonah wasn’t some average Joe who decided to go his own way and not to listen to G-d. Why then did he disobey?
Jewish History
David had a tumultous, yet ultimately triumphant life. He was the progenitor of a royal dynasty chosen by G‑d, but he suffered mightily from strife, especially at the hand of those closest to...
On the Yahrtzeit of Rebbetzin Chana, 5750 1989

What is G‑d’s ultimate delight?

That a human soul will build portals of light so that the Creator’s presence may shine into His creation.

That a breath from His essence will pull herself out from the mud and turn to Him in love.

That a child of His being, exiled to the shadows of a physical world, will discover that...

Jewish Tales from the Past
“And what are you going to claim on Judgement Day, eh, Zusha? Your soul will know no peace when that time comes!”
Jewish News
Despite floodwaters from Florence, Chabad will hold services on the High Holiday
The Jewish Woman
Some problems can be fixed, and some problems can’t. Some problems have solutions, and some don’t. It’s not the problem that’s the problem. It’s how I look at and deal with the problem. It’s...
G-d transforms spirituality into physicality; the Jew makes physical things spiritual
– Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov
In the early morning hours of the day preceding Yom Kippur, the Kaparot ("Atonement") ceremony is... Read More »
Tachnun (confession of sins) and similar prayers are... Read More »
The day before Yom Kippur is a Yom Tov, a festive day; for although we stand prepared to be judged in... Read More »
Both men and women immerse in a mikveh (ritual pool) to attain an extra measure of sanctity before... Read More »
It is customary to ask for and receive lekach (sweet cake -- signifying a sweet year) from someone... Read More »
Additional eve of Yom Kippur customs include receiving symbolic malkut ("lashings") as atonment for... Read More »
Yom Kippur ("Day of Atonement"), the holiest day of the year, begins this evening before sunset. Its... Read More »
The first of the five Yom Kippur prayer services, which begins with the solemn Kol Nidrei prayer, is... Read More »
The 10-day period beginning on Rosh Hashanah and ending on Yom Kippur is known as the "Ten Days of... Read More »
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