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Looking Back

21 Tishri 5774 – September 25, 2013
We really are a bunch of schnorrers.

Miracles and Blessings II

14 Tishri 5774 – September 18, 2013
When I started a conversation with the young man his responses were rather cynical but I wouldn't give in.

Rosh Hashanah Miracles and Blessings

8 Tishri 5774 – September 12, 2013
Obviously it is our choice to accept or deny that G-d is leading us on our path. Yet that choice will determine the meaning of our lives.

The Shofar’s Eternal Call

29 Elul 5773 – September 4, 2013
"When we were liberated, we blew the shofar again and my father took it with him."

Magic in Jerusalem

24 Elul 5773 – August 29, 2013
Those who cannot find meaning in their countries of exile find it in this ancient city.

Weeping for Jerusalem

17 Elul 5773 – August 22, 2013
The story was about a mother who lost her husband and eleven of her children in Auschwitz.
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

Response to a Worried Wife and Mother

9 Elul 5773 – August 15, 2013
Assign each of your children his or her inheritance so that there is less chance for any controversy when you and your husband have passed on.
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

A Worried Wife And Mother

2 Elul 5773 – August 7, 2013
Rebbetzin, I have seen families where cousins, aunts and uncles are not even invited to one another’s weddings.
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

A Ray of Light Behind the Clouds

25 Av 5773 – July 31, 2013
Let us understand once and for all that G-d is not a puppeteer and we are not puppets.
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

Another Reply to ‘Not of this Generation’

19 Av 5773 – July 25, 2013
It is wise not to react to everything you see or hear.
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

Reply to ‘Not of this Generation’

12 Av 5773 – July 18, 2013
Examine your life and recite Psalm 100 – the Psalm of Thanksgiving. Yes, you have many things to be grateful for and rejoice in.
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

‘Not of this Generation’

5 Av 5773 – July 11, 2013
I may be 80 but my memory is as good as it was when I 40.
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

Thoughts On My Visit To South Africa

27 Tammuz 5773 – July 4, 2013
Hashem has His own timetable and He allowed me to make my journey.
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

Hashem Is the Ultimate Shadchan (cont.)

19 Tammuz 5773 – June 27, 2013
Money cannot create a bond of love or faithfulness between husband and wife.

Hashem Is The Ultimate Shadchan

12 Tammuz 5773 – June 20, 2013
When in a quandary we must always turn to our holy books and search for answers.

Finding The Right One

6 Tammuz 5773 – June 13, 2013
She is my first child to reach this stage and, frankly, I’m worried.
Women of the Wall at the Kotel on May 10, 2013, the first day of the Hebrew month of Sivan.

Realizing your Potential as a Woman

28 Sivan 5773 – June 6, 2013
What is it that God expects of us and what is the mission He assigned for us?

An Internal Tragedy

21 Sivan 5773 – May 29, 2013
There is a story about a man full of worry who goes to his Rebbe to seek his advice. “Rebbe,” he cries, “I have parnassah problems. Yankel opened the same store as mine just down the block and his business is thriving while mine is going down.”

One Woman’s Journey (Part Two)

14 Sivan 5773 – May 22, 2013
Last week I shared a letter from a newly observant Jewish woman. She and her husband reside in a small suburban community outside of Los Angeles. Last year they came to consult with me on a personal religious issue. While they were both ba’alei teshuvah, there was one fine difference between them. He had become a ba’al teshuvah earlier than she and was therefore somewhat more settled in an observant lifestyle.

One Woman’s Journey (Part One)

6 Sivan 5773 – May 14, 2013
Over the years I’ve received letters from all over the world in which people share feelings and thoughts they’ve experienced upon becoming became Torah observant. Usually these letters arrive not long after the writers had heard one of my speeches. No matter where a particular speech took place, and no matter whether I spoke the language or had to use a translator, the magic always works. In reality, it’s not magic at all but a little voice in the soul – the “Pintele Yid,” that spark of G-d’s Word engraved on all our neshamahs. Here is one recent letter.

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