Parshas Korach: Be the Best JEW You Can Be; Be the Best YOU You Can Be! – A Shlichus Essential

BS”D Dedicated l’ilui nishmas and to the everlasting legacy of the Rebbe – Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson – of righteous memory. *************************************** A little backstory..: Among the general world – the Jewish People, also imperfect mortals included – there […]

Parshas Shelach Song

BS”D To Tune Of: אשרינו ******************************************************* “Shelach Lecha Anashim – Send for yourself some men,” some Yidden Who will scout the Holy Land; Nesi’im from each Shevet were chosen, and… Hoshea’s name became Yehoshua then, ‘Cause Moshe […]


Welcome to our new series called “Our Alumnae Album”. Today, we introduce you to a 12th grader named SARAH SALLES, who was a JGR camper, JGU Online Student and even a JGR Staff member.     […]

3 Steps to Light up the world = 3 JGU Favorite Songs! Listen Here…

Dear Friends, This week’s Parshah begins with G-d’s Command to Aaron “raise the flames of the Menorah.” Today, we can still light the Menorah by fulfilling our G-d given mission to illuminate our surroundings. We […]

Parshas Beha’aloscha Song

BS”D To Tune Of: ניגון ראש חודש כסלו  ************************************** Aharon was told to light, The flames of the Menorah bright, ‘Till the flame on its own does ignite. The Levi’im were being prepared to work […]

Parshas Nasso Song

BS”D To Tune Of: וכל קרני רשעים ************************************** Moshe told Gershon and Merari What were their families’ duty: Gershon carried the coverings of the Mishkan; To carry the beams and pillars, Merari was the one. Any […]

Tzipporah Prottas – JGU Shining Star Award Speech!


Shavuot: “I’m Getting Married in the Morning…”

BS”D This article is dedicated as a zechus for Refuah Sheleima for Esther Shaindel bas Shoshana. *************************************** Based on/inspired by an article on Tikkun Leil Shavuos by Eli Landes, for Chabad.org. ********************************************************************** A moving festivity permeates […]

Ruth Before and After Journey Painting by Neshama R. Sari


Parshat Behar-Bechukotai: Patterns of Fear

BS”D This parsha post is dedicated  as a zechus for a refuah sheleima for Baruch Shmuel ben Chana, and l’ilui nishmas Dovid Tzvi Hersch ben Rochel. This week’s double-portion of Behar-Bechukotai is a lengthy one.  […]

Parhas Emor Song

BS”D To Tune Of: ושמחת בחגיך ******************************************* A Kohen shall be holy, ’cause he’s elevated for sure; He cannot become impure. To serve in the Mishkan with a defect, is incorrect. We can’t eat holy foods if we are […]

Parshas Kedoshim Song

BS”D To Tune Of: שישו ושמחו *********************************************** Hashem says we must be holy, ‘Cause He’s Holy – “Ki Kadosh Ani.” Every person, their parents they must respect; And from idols must reject. Leave a bit of […]

Parshiyos Tazria and Metzora Songs

BS”D Parshas Tazria Song To tune of: דידן נצח ********************** When a woman gives birth to a baby son, Through having a Bris Milah he enters the covenant of Avraham. Speaking Lashon Hara brought Tzaraas […]

Parshat Tazria-Metzora: A Cure-ious Bouquet

BS”D I dedicate this parsha post l’ilui nishmas Zalman ben Golda, taken too soon, but who lives on through his undeniable legacy of having inspired all those whom he encountered to greater simcha (joy), throughout his short life […]

Pesach: Tradition: Where Our Past, Present & Future Meet

BS”D I dedicate this Pesach chiddush l’ilui nishmas Rebbetzin Miriam (Friedman) bas Ita Menucha of righteous memory. **************************************** This Pesach, I would like to share with you a few thoughts based on a Pesach sicha (talk) given […]

Parshat Tzav: Wonder Bread

BS”D I dedicate this parsha-post as a zechus for a refuah sheleima for Shaina bas Chaya Mushka. *************************************** In this week’s sidra of Tzav, the inauguration-rituals of Aharon and his sons as Kohanim begin, and […]

Parshat Vayikra: Of Sacrifices and Secrets of the Heart

BS”D I would like to dedicate this parsha post l’ilui nishmas Rashi Minkowicz, Rashi bas Sara who was taken too soon; an Aishes Chayil and outstanding, devoted shlucha, who touched innumerable lives, ignited Jewish sparks, and […]

Parshas Vayikra Song

BS”D TUNE: Podoh V’Sholom ************************************************** Korbanos bring us close to Hashem; The following animals shall be brought by the Yidden: Cows, sheep, pigeons or doves. The poorest Yidden brought flour and oil for loaves. They brought […]

Parshas Vayakhel Song

BS”D Tune: Yifrach Beyomov ****************************************************** The Mishkan’s materials, the Jews did bring; They came fast, they brought everything. The Nesi’im decided to wait, They didn’t show any haste; Because they came late Only left was […]

Parshas Ki Sisa Song

BS”D Tune: אימתי קאתי מר **************************************** Even when we want to know the amount Of Jews, we don’t count A half a Shekel coin we use That’s for the sockets so the walls won’t be […]