ב"ה

Balak

Current
Reflections on an Assassination Attempt
While law enforcement seeks to uncover why and how this happened, we turn our attention to the Rebbe’s words after an attempt at the life of President Ronald Reagan.
By the Numbers
13 Facts You Should Know About the Chmielnicki Massacres

The brutal pogroms carried out during the infamous Chmielnicki Uprising.
10 Questions: Take the Jewish Lifecycle Customs Quiz

How familiar are you with these Jewish traditions?
Three Simple Steps To Disarm an Angry Person

Return bullets with flowers. Lie low. Ponder what you like about this person. And then defuse the whole situation with a smile.
Your Questions
Can Animals Sense the Paranormal?

From being able to detect certain illnesses to exhibiting strange behaviors days before an earthquake, animals exhibit extraordinary senses.
History
The Quest of Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela

Learn the untold story of the globetrotting rabbi, whose trip predated Marco Polo.
Rabbi Yisrael Jacobson: Chabad’s Man in America

Learn about the resourcful and brave chassid who worked night and day to extricate the Sixth Rebbe from Soviet imprisonment.
Hebrew Word of the Week
What Can the Hebrew Word "Geulah" Teach You?

Voices
Relax, the Kids Will Still Come Out OK

We’ll get there. That seems to be the motto of the day for me.
Parshah
Finding the Hidden Good

A View From Above

Lifestyle
How to Make Kasha Varnishkes (Kasha and Bowties)

Kasha Varnishkes is a classic Jewish comfort food—an Eastern European Ashkenazi favorite.
It is pleasurable to Me that I have spoken and My will was done
— Sifri; Rashi on Leviticus 1:9
Print Magazine

If it is permissible, and it came into your life, you must use it for the good.

If it can be lifted to a place higher than you found it, you cannot leave it behind.