Chayenu Interviews LT Bryan Pace

What inspires you about Chayenu?

BP: The ease of access to the vocalized Hebrew text and English, along with the consolidation into a weekly magazine format makes learning on the road possible.  Combine that with the accessibility of Chabad Podcasts such as Tanya with Rabbi Mannis Friedman and life is pretty good!

 

Which sections in Chayenu do you enjoy and why?

BP: I enjoy the sections on Chassidus and Tanya.  Again, large volumes of incredibly deep work are broken ...

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Chayenu Interview Jerry Fensterstock

Jerry Fensterstock

Chayenu: Tell us a little about yourself and your background with Yiddishkeit?

Jerry Fensterstock: I live in upper Westchester County, I retired about ten years ago, after a forty-year career at IBM. During that time I was fortunate enough to travel all over the world and had a variety of challenging assignments. But, I have to say, that during that period, my contact with Judaism was episodic, at best. I was the prototypical three times a ...

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Chayenu interviews Tuvya Schottenstein

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Tuvya with one of his grandchildren

CH: Tell us about your background and your journey to Yiddishkeit?
TS: I was born and raised in Columbus Ohio. I did not attend Jewish day-school (it was not established until 1958) and my Chinuch (Jewish education) consisted of private lessons geared towards my Bar-Mitzva preparation. Although my parents, of ...

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Beware, Chayenu is addictive.

It happens all the time-  someone will call our office about a “Chayenu prescription“, and then correct themselves, “I mean subscription” they say.

The truth is it’s not a mistake. Chayenu really is a prescription, and thus the Freudian slip. Chayenu is a prescription for life curing many ailments.

And yes, we find that this particular remedy, ...

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Chayenu Reaches Kalalau!

Chayenu Reaches Kalalau!

“Kalalau” is an 11-mile hike on the Napali (meaning: Cliffs) Coast of Kauai – Hawaii’s Garden Island.
Kalalau Beach is only accessible, either by foot (11 miles into the mountains from where the road ends) or by boat (when the strong currents and pounding surf allow for it). It is one of the most spectacular places in the world.
This remote beach – besides from the breath-taking scenery – also ...

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Google search, paper results

My needs were very specific.

Prophetically so. I needed a magazine, delivered to my door every week. The magazine needed to be packed with meaningful content. I wanted to be able to either study the contents in-depth or glance through the magazine when I had a couple of minutes to spare. It had to be based on Torah. I’m a Jew and some random Christian-evangelical weekly publication wouldn’t do it for me. Oh, ...

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Stephen Batkins, owner of an insurance agency in Connecticut, tells of a small booklet he once saw sitting in a Chabad House.
By Stephen Batkins

During the day I am the owner of a risk management/insurance agency in Greenwich, CT. And let me tell you, it’s not easy to study, go to the gym ...

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