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Rabbi Judah Mischel

Articles by Rabbi Judah Mischel

Kindnesses, Baderech

By Rabbi Judah Mischel In the second half of the 20th century, Rav Eliyahu Roth, zt”l, was one of the great talmidei chachamim and holy

Zealous Love

Rav Yosef Chaim Zonnenfeld, zt”l, the righteous “Guardian of Jerusalem”, was the revered leader of the Yishuv haYashan. One of the founders of the Eidah

Bon Appetit

Chacham Yosef Chaim of Baghdad was the great posek, Kabbalist and community leader of Sefardic Jewry at the turn of the 19th Century. He wrote

Out There, in Here

Rav Shimshon Pincus, zt”l, once related an extraordinary encounter he had with a granddaughter of the holy Chafetz Chaim, zt”l. She was already an elderly

Shavuos: All for One and One for All

Although Menachem Mendel Beilis came from a chasidishe family, he was “indifferent” to religion and assimilated—working at a brick factory, seven days a week in

Bamidbar and Yom Yerushalayim: Connected

The heilige Ribnitzer Rebbe, Reb Chaim Zanvil Abramowitz, zt”l, was an extraordinary tzaddik and a legendary baal avodah, whose sacrifice for Yiddishkeit and holiness suffused

Chizuk

In the height of the High Holiday celebrations in autumn of 1978, the Lubavitcher Rebbe suffered a heart attack. Dr. Ira Weiss of Chicago, a

Pesach Sheini: Again, From Close

Rav Yisroel Yitzchak haLevi Reisman, zt”l, was a Lelover chasid, born in the Old City of Yerushalayim. A trusted gabbai tzedaka, he served Hashem with

Getting There

Rabbi Yaakov Moshe Shurkin—a long-time maggid shiur at Yeshivas Rabbeinu Chaim Berlin—learned in the yeshiva of Radin for 15 years and had a close relationship

Mazal Tov!

The tzaddik, Rebbe Naftali of Ropshitz, zt”l, was beloved for his sense of humor, holy laughter and frank and pithy observations. A brilliant talmid chacham,

The Calling

Rav Yitzchok Breiter, HY”D, was one of the great Breslover manhigim of pre-war Europe. As one of the first Jews in Poland to make the