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By the Numbers
10 Ways to Celebrate 10 Shevat at Home
Looking for ways to channel this day’s inspiration into your home? Here are our suggestions, many of which are the same as in normal times.
Six Juicy Russian Chassidic Expressions

A sample of local peasant culture can be found in certain phrases, often punchlines of poignant tales told by the Rebbes and chassidim, which have become part of everyday parlance.
12 Things Children Wish Their Parents Knew

Please remember how difficult it is to change. Help me work on one thing at a time. I can’t change all my faults at once.
12 Questions: Take the Mezuzah Quiz

See how well you know the laws and customs of the great mitzvah of Mezuzah!
Video
What in the World Am I Doing Here?

Understanding the concept of "dira betachtonim," G-d asking us to turn our world into a home for Him.
Your Questions
Did You Uninstall WhatsApp?

Parshah
Under the Darkness

When you’re able to “see” another person and revel in the positivity and unity it brings, it will automatically make you better, as well.
In the First Place

Just as there are first fruits of the soil, there are also first deeds and first dreams. Here as well, people become more sophisticated as they mature, as do their aspirations and dreams. Nevertheless, there is a special significance to one’s first dreams.
The Quiet Philanthropy of Sheldon Adelson

Voices
What Is the Secret of Chabad?

Professor Scholem was curious to know what turned an educated young man towards tradition. David’s answer was straightforward: “I discovered the Book of Tanya. I found Chabad.”
I Thought I Made the Mistake of My Life. Then I Went Swimming

Swimming daily meant I was no longer invisible—that there were witnesses to my life, however small it was. If I didn’t show up, there were women who noticed and would call to find out how I was. People cared, more than I cared for myself. I owed it to them to make an effort.
In these times, we are allowed and duty-bound to reveal this wisdom
— Rabbi Isaac Luria ("The Ari" 1534-1572) regarding the "secrets of the Torah"--the Kabbalah
Print Magazine

Every detail of a crafted garden is a pure delight.

And we are the creatures of G-d’s garden.

10th of Shvat, 5746.