6 truths to learn how to function for when the pain cannot be contained
On Purim, we have an obligation to imbibe until we can no longer distinguish between “cursed is Haman” and “blessed is Mordechai.” Without going into the reason why we should want to reach a stage at which we cannot distinguish between the two, we can ask, what is the best alcoholic drink that can help us accomplish this feat? The answer is, gematria
Purim teaches us to appreciate the world's awesome beauty, amidst so much chaos and horror.
Ideas for celebrating Purim during Covid
Behind the glitz of Hollywood, Larry was a kind, caring soul who recognized his Jewish roots and used his fame to help the Jewish people.
The Torah says regarding the passing of Moshe Rabbeinu that G-d “buried him in the valley”. Yet the Talmud teaches that the life of Moshe did not end. In the words of our sages “Moshe did not die”. How can this be reconciled?In this talk, the Lubavitcher Rebbe analyzes the concept of eternity in several areas, including the everlasting life of Moshe, and the timelessness of the Torah.
A collection of articles revealing the inner dimension of Purim from Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh
In Positivity Bias, by Rabbi Mendel Kalmenson, based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, we learn that life is essentially good; that positive perception is applicable and accessible to all; that it derives from objective, rational insight, not subjective, wishful imagination, and that positive living is a matter of choice, not circumstance. Reframing and Redeeming the Past is Chap 25
The various elements of the Purim story and Purim ritual analyzed and conveyed in an engaging manner, along with contemporary lessons we can apply to our lives in the 21st century.
Donna Miller’s daily planner reads a bit different than most. Meetings with lawyers and probation officers. Intake of young man addicted to cocaine. Therapy session with family torn apart by Dad’s gambling. Just another day in the life of the director of the Chabad Residential Treatment Center of Los Angeles.