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Gimmel Tammuz Evening - An Unforgettable Evening of Song and Spirit. In Tribute to The Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory, whose vision and programs continue to steer Jewish conscience.
Religion is the natural playing field of hucksters and frauds looking to make a fast buck on the back of some else’s credulity. How can you and I possibly differentiate between the holy and the profane, the profound and the ridiculous?
Aaron lights the menorah; a second Passover is instituted; and people complain about the manna, demanding meat instead. Miriam is punished for speaking ill about her brother Moses, and the nation waits for her before leaving Sinai.
Every day brought new torment. Katya sat at her desk in the classroom, alone, isolated and shunned. She never cried, though. She didn’t cry when they chased her, or threw stones at her, or struck her with their backpacks.
The expectation for disappointment is bred, not born. And once enmeshed in a child’s personality, it’s like gasoline poorly stored in a cluttered garage—it takes little to ignite it. And just like fire can be prevented with a few simple, practical steps, so too can volatile scenes of frustration and blame.
Pharaoh offers monetary compensation for having abducted Sarah, and she and Abraham become rich. Is becoming rich a good thing or not? Is money the root of all evil? Or can money be good, even spiritual?
I don’t want my children to be small-minded or fundamentalist, so I haven’t given them a Jewish education. They have been brought up without any religion; they are free to choose whatever beliefs they like.
One of the mitzvot specific to Jewish women is challah. Depicted here is a small girl watching her mother make challah for Shabbat. She is learning and taking her first steps in understanding what it means to be a Jewish woman.
Beloved educator Hindy Scheiman, an unassuming leader and an example of faith and self-sacrifice in the Chicago and Des Plaines, Ill., area Jewish communities, passed away after a long illness at the age of 54.
When Rabbi Yossi and Shterna Mintz opened their fledgling Chabad center, people told them that no Jews lived there. Seventeen years later, the first kosher restaurant is under construction in a community that has grown by leaps and bounds.