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A Word from the Director: Out of the Comfort Zone

Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 10:18 pm
Posted by Rabbi Yossy Gordon

Presenting our weekly feature.... A dvar Torah from our director, Rabbi Yossy Gordon.

Sholom Aleichem. Today is not yesterday. Nu, isn't that pretty obvious? Please read on:

One of my favorite personalities of great Chasidic mentors of the past is Rabbi Shmuel Betzalel Sheftel a/k/a Rashbatz (around 1839-1905). He served as the tutor of the Previous Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn (1880-1950) during the latter's formative years.

One of his favorite stories to tell his young charge was the following parable:

In a small town there lived a porter who made his living delivering people and packages with his horse and wagon to and from the train station. The porter had a son who assisted him in his work. Every morning the two... ( Read More » )

Go (mid)West

Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 4:23 pm
Posted by Chabad on Campus

Looks like everyone's gearing up for the upcoming year at Bradley University!

via JewishBradley.com ... ( Read More » )

Insta-Rabbi

Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 2:58 pm
Posted by Chabad on Campus

In case you're wondering who's behind the blog....

Ladies and gents, greet our new mascot, clad in the classic Chabad on Campus insta-Rabbi kit:

Hassidic garb meets Campus: Insta-Rabbi

We'd like to call him the face of Chabad on Campus, except that'd draw attention to his lack of said feature, and we don't like to offend a new team member on his first day.... ( Read More » )

Welcome!

Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 10:54 am
Posted by Chabad on Campus

Hey! So great to see you! Come in, come in. Cup of coffee? No? How about tea? Yeah, I know, the weather's insane out there, isn't it? So cold water, right? Sorry, we're out of ice... How about a cookie?

Settled in? Great.

So you might not know this, spending all your time hanging out at one amazing Chabad student center with this really fantastic family, in your own little corner campus, but the thing is, there are a couple other fantastic families just like yours all over the world. Over 150, to be precise. A lot of black hats, hey? And a score of cute kids, awww!

So now that you know that, you can read all about it on this here brand-new blog. If you're after stories and pictures and... ( Read More » )


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