Miriam is scared, actually she’s terrified. She’s scared to keep on lying, but she’s absolutely terrified to tell the truth. Miriam is 15 years old. Miriam has an appointment today with a psychologist. Her parents insist that something is wrong. Her teachers say that she’s not the same girl she used to be, “Check it … More Miriam / a Story by Susan
By Bronya Shaffer Question: According to Jewish law, how should a person react to homosexual feelings? Do homosexuals fit into the Jewish community? Answer: You ask about feelings and law. But feelings do not fall within the domain of law. A person feels what a person feels. Then he has the power to decide whether … More Opinion: Do Homosexuals Fit into the Jewish Community?
Der Rebbe Zol Gezunt Zein (Yiddish: The Rebbe should be well) is all I could hope for when the confusion starts. Coming from a family very close to the Rebbe, I often visited him and somehow – from a family of 12 siblings, I was the closest to him. Many times he approached me directly, … More Personal Story: I can’t be like everybody else
This is the reality of the people who are in our group. Share this story so that people will get an idea of what it’s like to be gay in a Chabad Yeshiva — I’m your average 19 year old Chabad bochur. I come from a typical chabad family, I have several siblings, grew up … More Personal Story: “I’m Your Average Chabad Bochur”
From one of our members about her encounter with the Rebbe: “I was about 22 when I wrote to the Rebbe about it, and I was very specific. If anything, afterwards, he spoke to me far more often and at greater length, gave me very long letters and brochos, stopped the line at dollars … More Personal Story: Me and The Rebbe