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For decades, thousands of women streamed to the humble house on Rechov Rashbam. They came broken, and left uplifted; they arrived confused, and left reassured. Rebbetzin Kanievsky gave them all a glimpse of a truly great woman. On Chol HaMoed Succos the stream became a flood of heartbroken mourners.
Why patients are turning to dogs, horses, rabbits — even chickens — to heal both physical and emotional wounds.
None of us consider ourselves addicts — and yet when it comes to our cell phones and laptops, our Blackberries and iPads, we often can’t keep out eyes away from the screen. Recently, thousands of people disconnected from their gadgets, and discovered the joy of being in control.
I grew up in Hungary. When I was 16 I left my family, my home, my country — everything I knew — to build a new life where I would be able to live freely as a Jew.