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Eliezer Zalmanov

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Rabbi Eliezer Zalmanov is co-director, along with his wife Chanie, of Chabad of Northwest Indiana, and a member of Chabad.org's Ask the Rabbi team.
Dear Friend, Great emphasis is placed on including kids in the Chanukah festivities. They receive Chanukah gelt and are encouraged to light their own menorahs, and community Chanukah events are often geared to families with children. What is often overloo...
Dear Friend, The most important part of the Rosh Hashanah service is hearing the shofar. Even if you can’t attend the entire service, be sure to hear the shofar. And if you can’t get out at all, see if your Chabad rabbi can pay you a “house call.” What ab...
Dear Friend, Among the most enjoyable parts of working for Chabad.org’s “Ask the Rabbi” team is the opportunity to be in touch with people from all over the world—a businessman from Switzerland, a graduate student in the United Kingdom, a mom in South Dak...
Dear Friend, Twenty-four years ago this week, the Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—delivered what would be his final public address. The week’s Torah portion, Vayakhel, was central to his talk. The word “vayakhel” (“and he gathered”...
This Shabbat we commemorate the birthday and yahrtzeit of the second Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Dovber, known as the “Mitteler Rebbe.” One of his distinguishing traits was his ability to elaborate at great lengths on topics of chassidic philosophy. He penne...
Dear Friend, Several years ago I was traveling with my family from Indiana to New York to celebrate my sister’s wedding. We left the house before dawn, and a few hours into the trip we stopped at a rest area in middle of Pennsylvania for morning prayers a...
As with physical fitness, you don’t need to be a professional to partake in what Judaism offers.
Dear Friend, In a small community like mine (my wife and I co-direct the Chabad center in Munster, Indiana), coordinating a minyan of 10 men for every Shabbat can be a challenge. Despite our best efforts, we often end up with a minyanless service. Not so ...
Dear Reader, We join with the Jewish community all over the world in mourning the tragic loss of seven precious souls on Shabbat morning in Brooklyn and pray for the recovery of the survivors. May the Omnipresent console the Sassoon family among the mourn...
Dear Friend, We all know the proverbial “once-a-year-Jews” who sit through several hours of prayers and a sermon or two every year during the High Holidays simply because “that’s what Jews do.” Now, I’m not suggesting that they stop coming. Heaven forbid....
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