Passover

The Golden Goblet

Rabbi Avraham Yissachar Dov Rabinowicz of Radomsk (1843-1892) once joined Rabbi Chaim Halberstam of Sanz (1793-1896) for the Pesach Seder. Both rabbis…

A Story For Passover

One Pesach, it seemed to the Chassidic master Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev, that he had performed the Seder with all the proper intentions.…

Money for Wheat

Shalom aleichem! The Baal Shem Tov taught that we must learn from everything that happens in the world. After all, with billions…

Do You Have Any Books?

Shalom Aleichem! I hope you’re enjoying Passover. At one of our Seders, someone shared the following story: Rabbi Avika Eiger (b. Hungary…

Broken

Shalom Aleichem! The holiday of Passover begins this Monday evening, and Jews across the world will gather around their dining room tables for the…

Open Door Policy

Shalom Aleichem! At the Chabad House, we like to say that we have a strict open-door policy: Come when you want, and…

Matzah

Shalom Aleichem! Tzipah and I are back in Queens; it’s good to be home! A big thank-you goes to my in-laws and…

Don’t Be So Negative!

Shalom Aleichem! I know it’s a cliche for me to say this, but, I really enjoy studying Torah. What’s on my “reading list” these…

Noble Rot

The very term “kosher wine” used to conjure up the image of a Manischewitz bottle, containing syrupy, sweet wine.  That has drastically…