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Do We Need Anti-Semitism To Keep Us Jewish?

Swados asked the Rebbe whether it was his opinion, then, “that the tragedy was not a unique visitation upon the Jewish people, and that it could happen again?” chabad

Baila Olidort | Editorial | Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Soul Lights

Sitting with the Rebbe’s shluchim at the closing session of the Annual International Conference of Chabad Lubavitch Emissaries near the end of November, I felt the enormous spiritual power concentrated in the cavernous hall.

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | Editorial | Monday, December 30, 2019

Taking Stock Before the New Year

We are in the final month of the Jewish calendar year—traditionally a time dedicated to taking spiritual stock of the year past. Examining our successes and failures, we need to look at those areas of life that are in our control. Have we given our relationships the time they require? Have we been more thoughtful and kind to our parents, our spouses, our neighbors? Has our bond with our people, our heritage, and our G-d grown stronger this year?

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | Editorial | Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Remembering Summer 1956

Sixty one years ago this summer, Friday morning, July 13,1956, concluding the two weeks in Europe, we flew from Rome to the Holy Land.

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | Editorial | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Woman’s Strength

Shluchot from all corners of the world gathered to draw inspiration and knowledge from an extended weekend jam-packed with workshops and events at the International Conference of Shluchot. 3,500 women from 90 countries celebrated at the event’s banquet dinner, which took place Sunday, February 20.

Baila Olidort | Editorial | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Diary: Italy 1956-2016

I was a rabbinical student then, and traveling with me were nine of my fellow students. The Rebbe had sent us on a mission to bring moral support to the Jews of Israel, specifically to those living in Kfar Chabad, near Tel Aviv.

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | Editorial | Monday, July 18, 2016

Contested In The Courts, Public Menorahs Now Inspire Unity

High ranking Government officials in just about every important capital in the world are honored to participate in these public events.

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | Editorial | Thursday, December 31, 2015

A Better World for Our Children?

Yehuda Krinsky | Editorial | Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Ruminations on the Parsha: Shoftim

Rabbi Yossel Kranz | Editorial | Friday, August 21, 2015

Success In 180 Words

Editorial | Thursday, August 13, 2015

Reflections On Leadership

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | Editorial | Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Partnerships For Jewish Life

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | Editorial | Friday, May 1, 2015

In Pursuit of Practicable Freedom

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | Editorial | Wednesday, April 1, 2015

A Leap of Faith

Editorial | Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Children Travel Through Jewish Time

Marla Cohen | Editorial | Thursday, December 18, 2014

Terror in Jerusalem and the Danger of Ambivalence

Baila Olidort | Editorial | Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Dreams of Deliverance: To Want (Moshiach) Differently

It may be that instead of depending on adversity as the impetus for change, the Rebbe wanted us to look towards the redemption from a place of well-being, our minds free to imagine a categorically elevated experience, if only we have the audacity for such inventiveness.

Baila Olidort | Editorial | Monday, June 30, 2014

After Twenty Years

To be Jewish, the Rebbe taught, is to care about matters great and lofty, but only insofar as they make us more attentive to the needs of our fellow Jew and our fellow human being

Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky | Editorial | Monday, June 30, 2014

No More Apologies: My Thoughts on Vayikrah

I decided a long time ago that my job can be stressful enough as is and that if G-d wanted me as his personal publicist he would need to ask me Himself. Until that happens I don't feel the need to apologize for him anymore.

Yossi Lipsker | Editorial | Friday, April 25, 2014

The Gravity of Intermarriage

If we feel we must blend in so well and make others feel so comfortable with us that they will want to marry us, we have neither freedom nor yiddishkeit.

Baila Olidort | Editorial | Thursday, February 13, 2014

About A Good Jewish Cause

"I know you do great work," the man on the phone said. "But I don't give to religious causes."

Baila Olidort | Editorial | Monday, December 9, 2013

What the Pew Study Didn't Ask About Jewish Identity

What subjective notions about Jewish identity did they bring to the study? More importantly why would they not include the single most important question of all?

Baila Olidort | Editorial | Friday, November 1, 2013

Transition in Lubavitch: January 28, 1950

Born June 21, 1880 in the town of Lubavitch, Yosef Yitzchak was inducted by his father, the Fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Shalom Dovber Schneersohn, into communal work on behalf of Russian Jewry at the tender age of 15.

Mordechai Lightstone | Editorial | Friday, January 14, 2011

Play Now, Pay Later: Lessons From The Madoff Tragedy

With the news of Mark Madoff’s suicide, this family’s ruinous fall has grown to make it worthy of Shakespearean tragedy. Like Macbeth, this is the story of how one man’s greed powered a calamity of epic proportions...

Baila Olidort | Editorial | Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Staying Attuned on the Day of Atonement

Editorial | Friday, September 17, 2010