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.

Last Minute

The day preceding the evening of Pesach, we were like so many others occupied with last minute shopping, last minute cleaning, last minute cooking — all those things we’ve been doing for weeks, but there always to seems to be a little more to do. Finally, the children bathed and dressed in their finest, […]

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 […]