Chassidus

Chassidus isn’t just for the books – it needs to come to life. Join us as we discover how to bring the text to reality, and implement it in out daily lives.

Vayishlach and a Song from the Depths

I look forward to Parshas Vayishlach every year because within the Pesukim which tell the tale of our forefather, Yaakov, one of my favorite Niggunim is found. Yaakov, in a moment of utter desperation, turns to G-d and bares his soul. He pleads from the depths of his raw fear, vulnerable and weak and […]

By |November 30th, 2017|Chassidus|1 Comment

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I Won’t Go to Shul this Yom Kippur

I will not be going to shul on Yom Kippur this year. I didn’t attend last year, either. And that’s okay. I’m okay. I feel no guilt about it. I’m a nursing mother of a small child and I have no qualms about spending the holiest day of the year sweeping up Cheerios and […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Chassidus|0 Comments

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The Day I’ll Wish for Struggle

 

You greeted me the moment I was born, you never failed to find me. You tagged along on lonely days and times of distress. You made me a man and showed me who I am, and what I can do. Every time you came forward I met you with pride, and every time, departed […]

Gimmel Tammuz: Can We Do This?

Two hundred years ago, Chabad Chassidim were born. For seven illustrious generations we were held by the hand, guided, trained, and handed a mission. We soaked it all in, weathered the storms, and, always looking towards our faithful leader, we grew. We survived wars of bloodshed, and battles of the mind; isolated prisons, and […]