Purim: March into the Unknown

Feb 22, 2021Comments off

Print this article Excerpted and translated from a Purim farbrengen with Rabbi Ginsburgh, Purim 5772 (2012). The sages say that, “one is obligated to drink

The Pnei Menachem of Gur: Healing with Word...

Feb 22, 2021Comments off

  Rabbi Pinchas Menachem Alter of Gur, the Pnei Menachem, was born in 5686 (1926). He was the youngest son of Rabbi Avraham Mordechai Alter,

Q&A: Interior Design and Queen Esther

Feb 22, 2021Comments off

Q: I am an interior designer. I love my work, but sometimes feel that I am only dealing with the superficial aspects of life, while

Purim: Getting Off the Ferris Wheel

Feb 18, 2021Comments off

We can see the year as a big Ferris wheel. We get on the wheel during the month of Nissan, the first month of the

Rabbi Hillel of Paritch: A Purim Promise to...

Feb 18, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Hillel Halevi of Paritch (Parwich) was born in the town of Khmilnyk in 5555 (1795) to his father, Rabbi Meir, who was a Chernobyl

Q&A: Shy

Feb 18, 2021Comments off

Q: I am a very shy person and have a hard time connecting to my peers. Why am I so shy? And how can I

Thanksgiving and Masks of Purim

Feb 10, 2021Comments off

The following is excerpted from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s new book, “Joyous All Year Round.” You can order this book here.  On the three pilgrimage festivals (Pesach,

Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe: The Beautiful Garmen...

Feb 10, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Mordechai Jaffe, the “Ba’al Halevushim” was born in Prague in 5290 (1530) to his father, Rabbi Avraham Jaffe, the rabbi of Bohemia. He learned

Q&A: Why do the Jews Suffer?

Feb 10, 2021Comments off

Q: If God loves the Jewish nation, why have they suffered so much all throughout history? A: When negative things happen to the People of

Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk and Rabbi Le...

Feb 04, 2021Comments off

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Morgenstern of Kotzk was born in 5547 (1787) in Gurai, Poland. He studied with the Chozeh of Lublin and mainly with his disciple,