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Parshah (Weekly Torah)
A man gets into his car and decides, in the name of “optimism,” that he won’t buckle up. Is he an optimist or is he foolish?
The Jewish Woman
My siblings and I have never been super close, but until now we’ve gotten along fairly well. However, this inheritance has brought out the worst in us, and we have come to the point that we aren’t...

The sages tell us that our father Jacob never died. “Since his children are alive, he is alive.”

Each and every Jew is the personification of his father Jacob, and the heart of each and every Jew is alive and beating strong. To say about any one of them that he is spiritually dead is to pronounce our father Jacob dead....
The Sanctity of Time
Contemporary Voices
A simple answer to an old question.
Jewish History
The Levites, descendants of Jacob’s son Levi, were selected to serve G‑d in the Holy Temple.
Jewish News
Young adults are finding spirituality, and each other, in a part of New York long connected to Jewish life.
Jewish Stories
It was an unusual job for a religious Jew, and his success aroused jealousy, even among his own artisans.
The Jewish Woman
Aren’t we all looking for greater spirituality in our lives?
Everything that happened to the Patriarchs is a signpost for their children. This is why the Torah elaborates its account of their journeys, their well-digging and the other events [of their lives]... For when something happens to one of the Patriarchs, one understands from it what is decreed to occur to his descendants.
– Nachmanides
Passing of the Rashash (1777)
Rabbi Shalom Sharabi, known by his name's acronym, the RaShaSH, was born in Yemen, and as a young man... Read More »
Passing of Rebbetzin Rivkah (1914)
Rebbetzin Rivkah Schneerson was born in Lubavitch in 1833; her maternal grandfather was Rabbi DovBer... Read More »
Yahrtzeit of R. Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn (1950)
The sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, passed away on Shabbat morning, the... Read More »
Lubavitcher Rebbe formally assumes leadership (1951)
At a gathering of Chassidim marking the first anniversary of the passing of the sixth Lubavitcher... Read More »
Chabad Chassidim observe the customs of the yahrtzeit (anniversary of the passing) of the... Read More »
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