Raising a Chassidic Family in Bangkok

Raising a Chassidic Family in Bangkok

Since 1995, Nechami Wilhelm has been the Chabad rebbetzin of Bangkok. Over the past 24 years, over a million Jews, most of them tourists, have passed through her doors. At last week’s annual women’s gathering for Chabad emissaries–Kinus HaShluchos, Nechami Wilhelm shared her personal journey–from feeling that her mothering responsibilities were preventing her from effectively […]

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Israel Air Force Chief: The Life-Altering Lesson Taught Me By My Father, the Holocaust Survivor

Israel Air Force Chief: The Life-Altering Lesson Taught Me By My Father, the Holocaust Survivor

Last month, Israel’s former Air Force commander, Eliezer Shakadi, addressed a group of soldiers about the life-altering lessons he learned from his Holocaust survivor father. My father’s life story is impossible to comprehend. During World War II he jumped from a train, went to Budapest [where he found refuge], and was saved. After the war, […]

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Why Rav Shach Went to This Simple Woman’s Funeral (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Why Rav Shach Went to This Simple Woman’s Funeral (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Reflections on a woman’s small act of kindness that changed the course of Rav Shach’s life as well as the course of Jewish history. When Rav Shach was already a very old man, he asked his assistant to drive him to the funeral of a woman who had passed away in Haifa. It was a […]

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Viral Chizky’s Chizuk (1-Minute Inspirational Video)

Viral Chizky’s Chizuk (1-Minute Inspirational Video)

This video of handicapped, Chassidic 9-year-old Chizky Tornheim has taken the internet by storm. Chizky Tornheim of Kiryat Sefer was born with Osteogenesis Imperfecta type 2, an inherited connective tissue disorder found in 1 out of 60,000 live births, and nearly always results in death during infancy. Several years ago, Chizky was transferred from a […]

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Mazal Tov, Miriam! (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Mazal Tov, Miriam! (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Some fantastic news about my next-door neighbor, a young widow. My next-door neighbor, Miriam, is a lovely person. A young grandmother in her late 50s whose husband passed away 2 years ago. You actually all heard about Miriam, because she was the anonymous nurse at Shaarei Tsedek Hospital who personally delivered the hundreds of notes […]

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Shabbos Angels (4-Minute Official Music Video)

Shabbos Angels (4-Minute Official Music Video)

Loved this!

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