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Rav Judah Mischel

Rav Judah Mischel is executive director of Camp HASC, the Hebrew Academy for Special Children. He is the mashpiah of OU-NCSY, founder of Tzama Nafshi and the author of “Baderech: Along the Path of Teshuva.” Rav Judah lives in Ramat Beit Shemesh with his wife Ora and their family.

Articles by Rav Judah Mischel

Shabbos Zachor: Never Forget

The heiligeh Rebbe Dovid of Dinov was a brilliant scholar, charismatic darshan and miracle worker. The son of Reb Zvi Elimelech, the Bnei Yisaschar, he

Join Me

Educated in Frankfurt am Main and in the great yeshivas of Lithuania, Rav Shimon Schwab was a talmid chacham and traditionalist interpreter of the path

Holy Garments

A devoted zoo keeper, in a small town, faced a major challenge: the gorilla had died suddenly, leaving them without one of their most exciting

Perfectly Imperfect

The previous Rebbe of Lubavitch, Reb Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn once delivered a mind-blowing maamar—complicated and profound, clarifying each person’s experience of that moment in history.

The Greatness of Man

Mid-nineteenth century Eastern European Jewry saw the founding of the mussar movement. This represented a paradigm shift in which attention and education turned to emphasize

One People

Reb Chaim Elazar Spira, the Munkatcher Rebbe, was a tzadik and gaon of unusual piety known after his multi-volume Minchas Elazar. An expression of his

Holy Pride

A revolutionary educator and builder of Torah, the famed Alter of Slabodka, Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel, zt’l, reoriented the focus of avodas Hashem on gadlus

Direct Confrontation

Throughout the early 20th century, Jews suffered brutal religious persecution at the hands of the evil Soviet regime. Religious life was forced underground, where a

An Open Heart

Rav Aharon Kotler, zt’l, the renowned ga’on and rosh yeshiva, was the founder of Beis Medrash Govoha in Lakewood. One of Gedolei haDor, Reb Aharon

Let Me Hear Your Voice

Rav Zalman Sender Shapira, zt”l was a towering rabbinic figure in Lithuania at the turn of the 20th Century, a genius in Torah renowned for

Gather ‘Round

Rav Yisroel Belsky, z”l, rosh yeshiva of Torah Vodaath, was a leading halachic authority and hands-on posek, a talented musician, well versed in “secular” knowledge,


For 18 years, Rabbi Chessed Halberstam was one of the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s personal attendants. He also had a unique shlichus (mission): each day, he had