Article by Rabbi Mendel Sasonkin: I never wanted to be a teacher. It sounded so lame. No glory, day in and day out the same boring schedule for the most part. Shlichus, on the other hand, sounded ambitious, dramatic and exciting.
Mental Illness Is Not a Deal Breaker
Rabbi Dr. Yosef Shagalow makes the case for pursuing a compatible shidduch when there is awareness of a mental health issue; it may put the future couple at an advantage, he says.
What Are You Doing This Nittel Nacht?
When the Rebbe spoke of playing chess or sewing buttons on Nittel, he was conveying an important message about how to live as productive people.
Am I Frightening My Child? Part Two
Chinuch Advice Column: I understand the need to tell my children stories that are above logic. But must I really tell them about Chana and her seven sons?
Turn Off the Snooze Button
In a heartfelt message to his community, Rabbi Michoel Gourarie of Sydney, Australia says to wake up and utilize the days ahead.
Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late
Amid heated debates over a recent article, longtime chosson teacher Rabbi Pesach Shmerling expounds on the need to instill core values early on.
Am I Frightening My Child?
Chinuch Advice Column: I want to tell my child all the stories from the parsha. But won’t some of them scare him?
The Most Welcoming Place in the World
Op-ed: Rabbi Yossie Nemes of Metairie, LA shares his thoughts on the legendary hachnasas orchim of the Crown Heights community.
Davening Challenges and Children
Chinuch Advice Column: My son says he doesn’t enjoy davening. What should I do?
Not at Your Own Risk
Op-ed: A well known company was sued when their negligence tragically cost lives. What does this teach us about chinuch?
Why do some people think that davening fast is the Lubavitcher way? Rabbi Akiva Wagner with a unique story of the Rebbe.
Shame or Charge?
In response to a cry of shame on those not doing “Chabad outreach,” Rabbi Mendy Kaminker says, instead of feeling shame, we should call others to get involved.
Too Much Homework
New Column on Anash.org: Renowned chinuch expert Rabbi Michoel Gourarie of Sydney, Australia addresses readers’ questions on all things chinuch.
Dirty Water or Gasoline?
Op-ed: A conservative Rabbi urges his congregants to do mitzvos. Is this a historic shift, or the same old values clothed in new rhetoric?
A Time and Place for Everything
Op-ed: Rabbi Avrohom Brashevitzky, shliach to Doral, FL, likens emotional healing to life-saving surgery; in each case, one must consider all aspects of the methods used.
The Real Chassidishe Melamed
Rabbi Gershon Avtzon of Cincinnati recalls his memories of a special teacher, Rabbi Shmaryohu Katzen, A”H, who passed away yesterday.
Op-ed: Is Lubavitch Liberal?
Lubavitch is known for the love and acceptance of every Yid – no matter their background. But does that mean that we lower the bar?
The Rebbe Said “Chareidi”
In a talk to bochurim in Kfar Chabad, Harav Eli Landau said that the Rebbe’s directive for voting should be followed “without pshetlach.”
Is it Good to be Vulnerable?
Shlucha Mrs. Chana Silberstein questions when it became popular to makes oneself vulnerable and is it really a good thing after all.
Upholding Peace in Our Community
In light of recent developments in the Crown Heights community, here is what we think is the most essential ingredient to keeping things positive.