Tanks Against Assimilation

In 1974, after the Maalot massacre, the Rebbe pushed the Mezuzah campaign to new heights. Responding to the Rebbe's call, the Yeshiva students came up with a novel idea: "Tanks against assimilation." They couldn't have possibly imagined how far their idea would go.

Blind Faith

Rabbi Putterman reported back that the Rebbe had said: “Find a doctor who thinks you shouldn’t take the test.” He didn’t tell us to get a better doctor, and he also didn’t overrule Dr. Bender directly and advise against the angiogram. He wanted us to find another doctor who would tell us not to do it. So we needed to get another opinion. Read More:

The Paratrooper’s Birthday

I was raised in Kfar Chabad, Israel, in a family of dedicated Lubavitchers. After completing my yeshivah studies, I served as a paratrooper in the IDF. This was in 1989, and I was stationed deep in Lebanon, in a place that was swarming with terrorists. Read More:

The Ten-Minute Miracle

I took a pair of tefillin and went out to the center of town. There, I began to approach passersby offering to help them put on tefillin, and the response was positive. After about ten minutes of this, a man came over to me and asked, “Who are you?” Read More: