Friday, November 27, 2020


Rabbi Tzvi Freeman


A Jew Never Dances Alone: Celebrating Simchat Torah During Quarantine

We now arrive at the apex of Jewish practice — a rich and beautiful theater of the absurd. This Simchat Torah, a Jew will...

‘What Would the Rebbe Say?’

Immediately after the attack on Chabad of Poway on April 27, the last day of Passover, people were asking me, “What would the Rebbe...

Can You Be Normal on Simchat Torah?

At a Chassidic minyan where I regularly hang out and sometimes teach, it’s Simchat Torah on every Shabbat and Yom Tov of the year....

Celebrating the Absurd

There are different sorts of happiness. There is a quiet happiness, an inner sense of bliss, the innocent joy of a small child, one of...

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