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.

Does God Make Mistakes?

I have a philosopher for a daughter. Four-year-old philosophers are the best. They ponder life in its most basic terms.

“Hashem (God) makes mistakes sometimes.”

That’s what she said to me at the dinner table one night. It was out of the blue and I was quite taken aback, or maybe caught off guard.

I replied too […]

Reb Meilech Zweibel

I just heard the news of Reb Meilech’s passing. It’s hard to put anything into words, but it’s important, so here are some thoughts and stories:
When I was a student in Manchester Yeshiva, I read through Lekutei Diburim and didn’t understand how it was possible that no one was teaching us how to Daven […]

Where Is the Rebbe?

One of the many things I love about Shabbos: I get to sit and read.

This past Shabbos I was sitting on the couch reading “Kfar Chabad,” a compilation of the Rebbe’s letters and talks about the day-to-day operations and development of Kfar Chabad. I managed to read a couple of lines before my very […]

Chabad Families Belong on Shlichus – So Now What?!

If you went through the full Chabad schooling system (any time in the past 50 years or so) then you know what I’m talking about. We heard it almost every day, and definitely at every farbrengen: shlichus. We were given the message at every turn; that shlichus is the most important thing in the […]