Here's My Story: My father was a descendant of the Gerrer chasidic dynasty of Poland, in a direct line from the Gerrer Rebbe, Rabbi Yisroel Rottenberg.
Here's My Story: When I was a little girl – only about four years of age – my parents divorced. They had married in Europe after the war not knowing each other very well, and only later, after they started a family, did they realize that they had quite different views on life.
Here's My Story: When the Previous Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, visited the Holy Land in 1929, he concluded his trip in Jerusalem, where he received visitors who wanted a blessing from him.
My Encounter's latest project, Exceptional Wisdom for Exceptional Children, is now available for personal customization.
Here's My Story: I first met the Rebbe in the early years of his leadership of Chabad Lubavitch. It was 1956, and I had been sent from Israel to serve as emissary of the Bnei Akiva religious youth movement in the United States.
My Encounter with the Rebbe recently interviewed Dr. Louis Teichholz, a cardiology specialist from Mount Sinai Hospital who was among the first to attend to the Rebbe following his 1977 heart attack.
Here's My Story: Growing up, I was a rambunctious child. I was impatient and had a penchant for sparring with authority, regularly testing my teachers in the Chabad yeshivah I attended.
Here's My Story: I was born in Melbourne to Holocaust survivors from Poland who arrived in Australia in 1949.
Here's My Story: When I was seventeen, the Nazis invaded Poland. After several years, they herded all the Jews of my hometown, Radom, into a ghetto. From there, little by little, most were sent to the Treblinka extermination camp where they were murdered in the gas chambers.
13 pallets of One By One books have arrived at JEM's offices from China. The 9,000 books are now being packaged, boxed, and shipped out.