During my early childhood, growing up in London, my father was largely absent. He was very ill and hospitalized most of the time, and so my mother had to go to work, while I was looked after by my grandparents. I remember repeatedly asking my mother, “Where is Daddy?” and her answer, “He will be home soon,” and me pressing, “When?” and she responding “I don’t know.”
The “Ashreinu Megillah” heralds the beginning of a new frontier in making the Rebbe’s scholarship accessible
Seven. seven billion of us inhabit this planet. Would the universe be worse off had I never been born? Who would have missed me, no one was expecting me. Do I even have a purpose? Do I matter
Rabbi David Lesselbaum – a member of the Kfar Chabad community – teaches Torah and Judaism to the Israeli-French community. He was interviewed in his home in Kfar Chabad, Israel, in March of 2013. I was born in Paris, France, to a family that was distant from Torah observance. When World War Two broke out … Continue reading Strolling the Streets of Paris
In the first event of its kind, 250 children gathered in Crown Heights on Monday evening to watch an hour long Rally of the Rebbe, in grand ending to ‘Connection Point,’ In the first event of its kind, 250 children gathered in Crown Heights on Monday evening to watch an hour long Rally of the … Continue reading “Historic Night” in Crown Heights
On the Hebrew calendar, a leap year means adding a second month of Adar. Purim is celebrated in the second month, and Purim Katan - the "Small Purim," is marked during the first month of Adar. On this day, the 14th of Adar l in 5746 - 1986, the Rebbe spoke about how to spend … Continue reading Too Early to Start Purim Preparations?
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Rabbi Meir Wunder is the founder and director of the Center for Torah Libraries. He was interviewed in his home in Jerusalem in February of 2011.