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Tag: My Encounter
An Audience 67 Years Ago
This week, Dr. Elmer (Eliezer) Offenbacher of Jerusalem, Israel, passed away. Dr. Offenbacher, 95, merited to have correspondence with the Rebbe and an audience in 1951, and just a few short months ago, Rabbi Zusha Wolf, My Encounter's lead Israel interviewer, arranged an interview with him.
HMS: The Art of Saying I Don’t Know
Here's My Story: I grew up in a typical Jewish-American family – we were not completely Torah observant, but we were traditional. Although I attended a Jewish after-school program, I had no interest in Judaism whatsoever.
Hasipur Sheli is Here
After reviewing the galley proof and giving the go-ahead to print, the first copy of My Encounter's Hasipur Sheli book arrived at JEM's office today.
HMS: Kindness is a Piece of Cake
Here's My Story: My ancestors were Ger chasidim from Poland, but my father did a favor for the Previous Rebbe of Lubavitch back in Europe and later, once they both immigrated to America, developed a relationship with him.
HMS: The Gift that Kept on Giving
HERE'S MY STORY: In Long Beach, California, where I live and serve as Chabad emissary, we have a beautiful mikveh – the ritual pool which women use to fulfill the mitzvah of Taharat Mishpachah, the Law of Family Purity.
The Name is the Parents’ Decision
The "V'eleh Shemos - Menachem Mendel" initiative is a worldwide project currently aiming to collect all those named Menachem Mendel after the Rebbe, and feature them in a special album. In conjunction, JEMCentral presents a first hand story regarding naming a child after the Rebbe.
HMS: Discuss it with Your Ancestors
Here's My story: I grew up in Melbourne, Australia, in a home that was traditional but not observant.
“I Can Only Write, They Have to Do It”.
This week, “Our Story,” the beautiful weekly story especially for women and girls, presents a story told by Mrs. Chava Altein. JEMCentral presents the story along with the transcript of the Rebbe’s answer.
The Boy in the Story
Recently, My Encounter interviewed Rabbi Yosef Holtzman, of Brooklyn, New York. During the course of the interview, Rabbi Holtzman revealed that he is the protagonist in a famous story of the Rebbetzin.