Continue reading A Brit Milah in Russia
We came to the bus station to meet the bus driver who was bringing us some kosher provisions for the winter. We were told the time that the bus would be arriving and made sure to be there on time. However, to our great consternation, the bus had already left and was now on its way to its last destination, Tobolsk.
Continue reading Help from the Rebbe
Soon after we moved to Israel, I attended a farbrengen in Nachlat Har Chabad, and one of the participants came over to me. With great feeling he said to me, “I envy you!”“You envy me??” I asked in surprise.
Continue reading Tishrei with the Alter Rebbe
The winter of that year—5547 (1786)—was most severe, the first snow falling in Liozna during the festival of Sukkot.
Continue reading Shofar at the Kotel
In those years, the area in front of the Kotel did not look as it does today. Only a narrow alley separated the Kotel and the Arab houses on its other side.
Continue reading The Long Lasting Effect of Tehillim
During one of my routine visits to the hospital as a volunteer chaplain, I met Mr. Charles.
Continue reading Tefillin Saves From Surgery
As a chaplain in the hospital for many years, I have seen my share of challenges people experience. Yet, from time to time, Hashem sends an undeniable miracle in front of our eyes,
Continue reading Hashem Saves Them From The Rockets Time And Time Again
Let me try to describe to you what it means to live with the possibility that a missile might be launched in your direction at any given moment. It certainly makes life unsettling.
Continue reading Rabbi Shlomo Shneur Zalman Kazan’s Life
Rabbi Zalman Kazan, a longtime leader of Cleveland’s Jewish community known for his relentless and unyielding energy to assist local Jews with their physical and spiritual needs, passed away at the age of 92.
Continue reading Work And Be A Rabbi
“I am a descendent of an illustrious rabbinic family, and the son of a rabbi who served the South African Jewish community for most of his life.
Continue reading The Community In Adelaide (Part 2)
“My family arrived in Australia two years ago.