Author of N’shei Chabad Newsletter’s popular Esther Etiquette column interviews her aunt, Mrs. Mindy Chazan of Manchester, England, on finding joy in the glorious role of akeres habayis.
The Yom Kippur walk to shul was 40 minutes long, the weather was 90 degrees, and not one person had confirmed they would come. But the shliach’s decision to endure it transformed the lives of two unfamiliar passersby.
Stories from the Longest Zoom: Months after two bochurim took a detour to visit an anti-religious lawyer in a small town, they were amazed to learn that they had brought about a reunion between estranged relatives.
Chabad Classics: Rabbi Mendel Rubin remembers the legendary Yud-Tes Kislev farbrengens of Reb Yisroel Friedman, whose recent passing left generations of talmidim in mourning.
Stories from the Longest Zoom: Two sisters from Plano, TX wanted to attend the CTeen shabaton. Their parents said absolutely not, then suddenly changed their minds. Their explanation left the girls -and their shluchim – stunned.
Chabad Classics: Four individuals with diverse backgrounds sat down with shliach Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Kagan a”h to explain their ‘radical’ stances on non-Jewish media and literature.
Stories from the Longest Zoom: A ‘chance’ meeting between a shliach in despair and a yungerman from Crown Heights set off a surprising chain of events, ultimately resolving a community’s terrible plight.
The N’shei Oldies Collection: Horrified by a film critic’s description of a ‘funny’ but violent movie, Mrs. Chaya Sarah Silberberg of Detroit, MI, reflects on the harm in turning evil into a cause for laughs.
Chabad Classics: A baalas teshuva expresses her surprise at finding that the materialism she scorned in her ‘old life’ has pervaded the community she chose for its deeply rooted values and idealism.
Stories from the Longest Zoom: Anash.org is pleased to present a new series of stories told by shluchim on the historic five day virtual farbrengen. Up first: a moving story told by Rabbi Lazer Lazaroff of Houston, Texas.
Dr. Warren Joseph, a prominent podiatrist who treated the Rebbe in 1992, joined the ongoing shluchim’s Zoom farbrengen to share his experience for the first time.
Our Communities: With it’s quiet suburban ambiance, lush greenery, cheap housing and close proximity to everything New York, Hillside, NJ is ‘one of the tri-state area’s best kept secrets,’ locals say.
The N’shei Oldies Collection: Is there such a thing as a ‘Super Shlucha’? Is it really possible for one woman to do it all? One shlucha’s reality check has a strong message for mothers of today’s generation.
From the Anash.org inbox: Throughout my five decades as a frum woman, I have struggled with davening. Thanks to Rabbi Oberlander’s shiur, I am finally making it part of my routine.
The Nshei Oldies Collection: When Rabbis Avrohom Levitansky a”h and Moishe Engel set out to inspire 100 teens at a shabaton, they never imagined they’d accomplish their mission – by not showing up.
Hurricane Zeta ripped through southeastern states at a strength and speed much greater than what was predicted; baruch Hashem shluchim are safe, though many are without power.
Our Communities: Located in in America’s fourth largest city, the Chabad community of Houston, Texas blends southern hospitality with midwestern charm.
Op-ed: “It’s times like these when the inner makeup of a person is revealed,” writes Long Island shliach Rabbi Boruch Wolf. “When the mask comes off, who will those around you be?”
Our Communities: It started out as a small colony of city dwellers seeking affordable housing. Six years later, it’s a vibrant, growing kehilla.
The N’shei Oldies Collection: An article written by Rabbi JJ Hecht two weeks before his passing examines the priorities in our lives and what to do when they must be realigned.