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Eli Rubin studied Chassidic literature and Jewish Law at the Rabbinical College of America and at Yeshivot in the UK, the US and Australia. He has been a research writer and editor at Chabad.org since 2011, focusing on the social and intellectual history of Chabad Chassidism. Through his writing, research, and editorial work he has successfully participated in a range of scholarly interchanges and collaborative endeavors.
‘It is time for a new day to dawn, a day that is entirely Shabbat’
‘It is time for a new day to dawn, a day that is entirely Shabbat’
Dear G‑d, the One by whose word all comes to be, I write to You from Pittsburgh, and from the empty space that only faith can fill. I write to You with the suggestion that Your eternal word shall issue forth anew, “I will descend now and see if the cry th...
His portraits of Chabad rebbes and other Torah giants grace Jewish homes across the world
Elazar Kalman (E.K.) Tiefenbrun, a Chassidic artist whose portraits of famous rabbis grace Jewish homes, community centers and classrooms throughout the world, passed away on Jan. 31 in London. He was 88 years old. He had never set out to be an artist, no...
Archival videos contextualize creative readings of Holocaust-era journal
“The life of a tzaddik,” wrote Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, “is not physical but spiritual,” consisting of “faith, awe and love” of G‑d. Accordingly, the passing of a tzaddik—a righteous person or holy man—from earthly life should correctly be viewed as...
Uniquely erudite, he was an instructor and personal mentor to yeshivah students for 50 years
Rabbi Elimelech Zweibel, the lead instructor in Chassidic thought and practice (mashpi’ah roshi) at Yeshiva Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch in Morristown, N.J., for the past 50 years, passed away suddenly on Nov. 20, the 19th of Cheshvan. He was 75 years old. O...
Rabbi Avrohom Chanoch Glitzenshtein compiled, translated and edited some 60 volumes on Chassidic thought
Rabbi Avrohom Chanoch Glitzenshtein, a noted scholar and longtime administrator of Chabad institutions in Israel who passed away March 11 in Jerusalem at the age of 86 was remembered as Chabad’s “literary pioneer,” who over the course of many years compil...
A beloved figure in Brooklyn, N.Y., who inspired generosity in everyone he met
Rabbi Meir Roness—a longtime resident of the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., who dedicated his life to the dissemination of Chassidic teachings—passed away on Jan. 13, just one day after celebrating his 74th birthday. Born in 1941 to Rabbi A...
He discovered and illuminated fundamental aspects of Chassidic history
Rabbi Yehoshua Mondshine, a bibliographer and researcher who discovered and illuminated many important aspects of Chabad history, passed away in Jerusalem on Dec. 24, the eighth day of Chanukah. He was 67 years old. Mondshine’s involvement in research and...
Mezritch manuscript with marginal notes by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi on display in Jerusalem
A manuscript prayer book used by the second leader of the Chassidic movement, Rabbi DovBer of Mezritch (?-1772), will be exhibited this week in Jerusalem, along with other artifacts dating from the movement’s infancy. This manuscript is of particular inte...
Evening program highlights connections between “two superlatively remarkable Torah leaders”
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