The story of the only child at hakafot post-holocaust — and a surprising reunion — is the best description of the meaning of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
The Dokshitzer Niggun
How did a girl in Camp Ramah learn a niggun from Dokshitz?
Happiness: The Secret of the Sukkah
What happens when a young rabbi tries to build a sukkah himself?
What did the Chinese think about a Sukkah? Tales from Shanghai
Lulav – the Doorknob of Judaism
What is so unique about the lulav, and the Rebbe’s lulav campaign
Wherever there is Coca Cola, there is Chabad
When a Yeshiva student tried to share some Judaism, he was rebuffed. But it led to more than he had ever imagined.
Letters to Talia
A Kibbutznikit girl wrote to a modern Orthodox soldier about her questions of faith. The result was a fascinating correspondence. What was his best answer?
Water – The New Fad
In previous generations, water was considered undignified. What changed? And what does it have to do with the water sacrifice in the Temple on Sukkot?
Ahavas Yisroel: As Yourself!
What makes you a loser and what makes you a winner?
The three holidays of Tishrei can give us a fascinating insight into how to treat others and how to treat ourselves.
The Israelite’s “Motorcade” in the desert
The Jewish people have been led by single leaders and by pairs. But in the desert, they were led by a trio, Moshe, Aharon and Miriam. Aharon, and his special contribution to the Israelites in the desert, has a unique connection to Sukkot