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Rabbi at Colorado State Wins ‘Best Teacher Award’

Friday, May 16, 2014 - 9:00 am
Posted by Menachem Posner

gorelick.jpgFaculty, students, alumni and family members sat at dinner tables in a hushed hall on the Colorado State University Campus last week to honor six outstanding professors who had been bestowed the “Best Teacher Award” by the CSU Alumni Association.

One table, however, was just a bit different. The food was kosher, and the guest of honor was a bearded rabbi with an Australian accent and an easy laugh.

Rabbi Yerachmiel Gorelik is an anomaly in Fort Collins, Colo., where he juggles many hats. Together with his wife, Devorah Leah, the 38-year-old Melbourne native directs the Rohr Chabad Jewish Center of Northern Colorado, teaches the philosophy of traditional Judaism at CSU, and in that capacity, serves as faculty advisor to the... ( Read More » )

Shliach Completes Entire Shas

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 11:22 am
Posted by Rabbi Peretz Chein

Last week during my son Mendel's Bar-Mitzvah celebration I also celebrated the completion of studying the entire Babylonian Talmud. Four years ago I undertook this project to infuse Torah study into the home which Mendel and his siblings are growing up in.

At first I was intimidated by the Talmud (due to its complexity, subtlety and enormity), but that evolved into a love and obsession.

My experience running my first marathon and its theme of Ufaratzta, breaking out of one’s inhibitions and fears, allowed me to achieve something I never thought I would do.

The time and work it required was greater than many marathons combined. I utilized every moment I had and did not have-early mornings, late evenings, during my... ( Read More » )


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