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The Teacher Who Confused Me the Most

I still think a lot about that day in Junior High, when my teacher really confused me. It was definitely not the first time a teacher had confused me, nor the last, but it was definitely the longest confusion a teacher had thrown me into.

It started innocently enough. She told us an interesting story […]

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 […]

What I Heard the Candles Say Tonight

I bet Chanukah in your home looks a lot like it does in ours.

Tonight, as on every night of Chanukah every year, and like millions of Jews before me for over 2,000 years, I sat up my Menorah and lit the lights with my family.

I started by twisting strands of cotton into wicks. You […]

By |December 27th, 2016|Chassidus|2 Comments

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