December 5, 2023
December 5, 2023

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Rabbi Judah Mischel

Articles by Rabbi Judah Mischel

Take Heed

Reb Zev Wolf Kitzes was the Rav of Tulchin and later became one of the most dedicated disciples of the Baal Shem Tov. When Reb

Tailor Made

There was great rejoicing when a shidduch was made between the families of the Rhizner Rebbe, Reb Yisroel Friedman, and the Riminover Rebbe, Reb Zvi

Signed and Sealed … With Love

For more than 60 years, Rabbi Dr. Nissan Mindel, zt”l, was a trusted secretary and a member of the inner-circle of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. A

Selichos: Whistle While You Work

The holy Baal Shem Tov once praised a man who would smile, sing joyously and clap while reciting the serious vidui prayer. The local townsfolk

Ki Tavo

Rav Yitzchak Zilber, zt”l, legendary champion of Russian Jewry, was a humble talmid chacham and teacher, whose incredible self-sacrifice and dedication inspired and strengthened generations


Reb Yitzchak Meir Alter, the first Gerrer Rebbe, also known by the title of his writings, “Chiddushei HaRim,” was a talmid of Reb Simcha Bunim

The True Judge

Late one night, Yankele knocked at the door of his rebbe. Exasperated, he was barely able to breathe, let alone speak. “Rebbe,” he gasped, “I

‘Give, Surely … ’

Reb Dovid Leib Schvartz, a Viznitzer chassid, endearingly referred to as der heiligeh schnorrer, —the holy beggar,” was a beloved and well-known gabbai tzedakah in


Rebbe Yisrael Alter—the Beis Yisroel of Gur, zt”l—was fond of repeating a maaseh (story) about his great-grandfather, Reb Yitzchok Meir, the Chiddushei Harim: One day,

Nachamu: Lift Our Burdens

Rav Daniel Movshovitz, HY”D, was the menahel of the Talmud Torah of Kelm. He was an embodiment of mussar, refinement, greatness in Torah, faith, straightforward

Devarim/Chazon: Questions

Rav Yehoshua Yogel, zt”l, was born in Lodz, Poland, and was a student of the famed Lithuanian yeshiva in Kletzk, where he studied with the