A dream for years, My Encounter has concluded the construction of a new, state of the art, interview studio at JEM’s Crown Heights offices.
Here's My Story: At an early age I was introduced to music, a heritage of my family.
Here's My Story: As a young adult pursuing an art degree at the Rhode Island School of Design, I got caught up in the culture of the Sixties. It was not until I dropped out of school and got introduced to Chabad that things started to change for me.
Here's My Story: I began my journey toward Torah observance in Melbourne, Australia, where I connected with Chabad chasidim.
Here's My Story: I come from a respected Lithuanian family that had not connection to Chabad or chasidic ways. In fact, just the opposite.
Here's My Story: As a three-year-old child, I fell while running down the stairs too quickly and I got hurt. But it took some time for my parents to realize that the fall had caused my hearing to become impaired.
My Encounter with the Rebbe recently interviewed Rabbi Moshe Weinberger, rabbi of Aish Kodesh Congregation in Woodmere New York, and mashpia (spiritual mentor) of Yeshiva University.
Here's My Story: During my fourth year of study at the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology, I experienced a spiritual awakening that was difficult for me to define at the time. I searched in all sorts of places before arriving at the conclusion that my path lay in Judaism
In the 1980s, Yisreol Swimmer was a child growing up in Johannesburg, South Africa. Watch him retell a miraculous story about when, as a child, he thought he would lose his eyesight.
Here's My Story: Having come from a family with chasidic roots, I gravitated to Lubavitch at a young age and studied in a Chabad yeshivah. But it was not until I was an adult and already married that I met the Rebbe.