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By the Numbers
11 Facts to Know About Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson

Marking his yarzeit on 20 Av.
17 Facts Everyone Should Know About Hasidic Jews

Peer under the broad black hat and learn what makes Hasidim tick
Your Questions
Why Can't Jews Attend Church Funerals?

What’s the big deal about entering a non-Jewish place of worship to show respect?
What Is a "Shtiebel"?
The shtiebel is a sort of synagogue, and it comes with its own color, character and cultural nuances.
Essay
Through the Garden, Over the River

The events surrounding the deaths of two Sages reveal their intellectual and spiritual compositions.
A Chassidic Couple’s Path to Adoption

In spite of our investment in educational efforts, we couldn’t distract ourselves from yearning to have children of our own.
Parshah
When Love Grows From Fear

Many spirited debates have been held on the necessity of fearing the Almighty. Many feel that only love is needed, and associate fear as a negative emotion in relation to G-d.
Listen, Really Listen

When we speak, we tell others who and what we are. But when we listen, we allow others to tell us who they are.
Jewish News
Holocaust Survivors’ Unexpected Mitzvah

Young students encourage elderly museum volunteers to don tefillin.
$50 Million in Legacies Pledged to Chabad

California woman’s encouragement highlights program.
ZBT Fraternity Praises Chabad for Worldwide Campus Efforts

Chabad rabbis and rebbetzins cited for strengthening Jewish student identity.
Story
Childhood Memories From Dnepropetrovsk

The account of Dina Sharinov (1923-2009), a childhood neighbor of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak and Rebbetzin Chana Schneerson.
Lifestyle
Caprese Salad

Art: The Immortal Phoenix

I learned seven things from the thief: 1) What he does, he keeps to himself. 2) He is willing to take risks to attain his goal. 3) He does not distinguish between 'major' and 'minor' things, but takes equally exacting care of each and every detail. 4) He invests great effort in what he does. 5) He is swift. 6) He is always optimistic. 7) If at first he fails, he is back time and again for another try.
— Chassidic master Rabbi Zusha of Anipoli
Print Magazine

There is a beast inside. It awaits you for its tikkun.

How do you fix up the human beast? First with prayer, then with food, but ultimately by doing business.

You need to start with meditation and prayer, because that beast inside needs to experience not only wonder, but even love for G‑d. The problem is, in prayer...