Pioneer of the Jewish Internet Had a Passion for People

By Dovid Zaklikowski (Chabad.org) With a passion for the latest technological gadget, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Kazen, or "YY" as he was affectionately known, always learned on the job. But he had an even greater passion—spreading...

Lev Tahor And The Limits Of Lashon Ha’ra

Guns and knives. Forced child marriages. A thirteen-year-old girl who is eight months pregnant. Child brainwashing. A failed Guatemalan rescue effort. A successful rescue. A kidnapping in New York. These...

Lighting The Menorah

In the stores these days, there are myriad varieties of candles and oils to use for Chanukah lights. However, it is clear that the choicest way to fulfill the...

Parashat Vayishlach: Conquest Vs. Possession

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa'aretz Institute In this week’s parashah, Yaakov purchases the plot in Shechem where Yosef is later buried. “R’ Yudan bar Simon said: ‘This is one of the...

Daf: Torah For All

A review of some of this week’s daf yomi key concepts (Parashas Vayishlach – Menachos) Q. What is the nature of a person’s obligation to study Torah? A. This topic came...

Halachic Musings: Thanksgiving

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman It could be known as the “Great Modern-Orthodox/Yeshivesh Divide,” although it has not yet entered the list of “Shidduch questions” that are generally posed to parents...
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Ten Minutes With Rabbi Teldon: Chanukah Insights

https://youtu.be/wDzz0xPewM0 https://youtu.be/pZjJgM7CXMA https://youtu.be/BX_u6JSkqpY https://youtu.be/lRXmgtvK0Lk Rabbi Tuvia Teldon is the regional director of Chabad Lubavitch of Long Island. He can be reached at rabbi@chabadli.org. For more information and inspiration, visit www.chabadli.org or Facebook.com/RabbiTeldon to...
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TEAM Shabbos, December 22

Be aware. Be responsible. Be prepared. End-of-life arrangements may not be easy to talk about, but delaying the conversation sets the stage for serious problems—at a most difficult time. Join...

A Tzaddik In Our Midst: R’ Naftali Rhodes, a’h

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman A tragic accident last week ended the life of a 32-year-old man from our community, a husband, and father of two. His name was Naftali Rhodes,...

Daf Yomi: Piece Of Cake

By Rabbi Avrohom Sebrow Over 25 years ago, I walked into Angel’s bakery on Rechov Shmuel HaNavi. My friends and I had gathered funds together to purchase a birthday cake...
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