EXPLORE. CONNECT. FLOURISH.

Personal Growth

While most Hasidic rabbis give Jewish advice as opposed to business advice and lecture in yeshivas and as opposed to Silicon Valley, Rabbi Issamar Ginzberg is not your average Hasidic rabbi. Born-and-bred in Brooklyn, Ginzberg went to Bobov schools, but does not identify exclusively with one sect, “I’m connected with […]
read more
Couple Arrested After Attacking Hasidic Men in Social-Distancing Spat An anti-Semitic Queens couple apparently enraged by a lack of social distancing attacked a group of Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn, bizarrely even pulling the masks off some of the victims’ faces, police said. A married couple were arrested on a charge […]
read more
Essas says, “I truly believe that a person’s success in life is a reflection of his or her relationship with Hashem… It depends on your vision, your dreams, your feeling of mission in life. If those are right, success will come because of the Ribono Shel Olam. He is the […]
read more
Aura Schwartz is not the typical Hollywood make-up artist. Growing up frum-from-birth between the bright lights of L.A. and Chabad schools, Schwartz has always bridged both worlds. Since her parents were the active Chabad Rabbi and Rebbetzin in town, she recalls, “We had everybody come through our house,” from professional […]
read more
Aura Schwartz is not the typical Hollywood make-up artist. Growing up Lubavitch between the bright lights of L.A. and Chabad schools, Schwartz has always bridged both worlds. Since her parents were the active Chabad Rabbi and Rebbetzin in town, she recalls, “We had everybody come through our house,” from professional […]
read more
Shevi Rosner is doing what thousands of front-line health care workers in the U.S. are doing today, risking her life to save others. But she is also making a huge Kiddush Hashem as her work through the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association has seen her efforts fundraise and procure masks and […]
read more
Shevi Rosner is like thousands of other front-line health care workers around the world, who are risking their lives each day to save others during the Coronavirus pandemic. As an observant Jew, she also has the opportunity to make a huge Kiddush Hashem through the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association, where […]
read more
In a Time of Social Isolation, How the Coronavirus Pandemic Brought One Big Family Together The Leons had been living quietly in West Rogers Park with two of their four daughters at home — Yael, studies business at a local college, and Raina is a nurse at Northwestern Memorial. Daughter […]
read more
Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been rescheduled to 2021. They just announced the specific dates for next year’s games and I’m doing everything I can to try and ensure the marathon isn’t rescheduled for Shabbat. It normally is always on a Sunday but in the […]
read more
There are just a few hundred thousand survivors of the Holocaust believed to be left in the world. No one knows how many among them are observant Jews, but it is surely a minority. The Coronavirus Pandemic is reigniting their traumas, making them sick, and even tragically killing some of […]
read more