The weekly Parsha (Torah portion) is featured, including the running commentary of Rashi (Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki) which explains the Torah on the most basic level (Pshat), yet also frequently quoting Midrash (& even alluding to the secrets of Torah). The Parsha is divided into a Daily section (1st for Sunday, 2nd for Monday etc.) – indicated on top of each page – so that one may study 1/7 of the Parsha each day, in accordance with the study cycle called “Chitas”Learn More
Tanya, authored by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, is the foundational text of Chabad Chasidus. Tanya, too, is divided into a daily study cycle, beginning and ending on the 19th of Kislev, each year. This is part of the “Chitas” Initiative, launched by the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, R’ Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, for all Jews.Learn More
A daily insight, quote or teaching, often connected with the daily or weekly theme (Parsha/holiday), culled from the teachings of the Previous Lubvitcher Rebbe, R’ Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, by his son-in-law, The Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson.
This was originally published during the lifetime of the previous Rebbe, as a pocket calendar – with inspirational daily quotes – for the year 5703-04 (1942-3), but has remained the single edition, which Chassidim review annually, day-by-day.
An innovative new (linear) design and novel in-depth commentary.
Produced by the award-winning team that published the Kehot Chumash and Daily Wisdom.
After more than 10 years of research by the editorial team at Chabad-House Publications, Chayenu is proud to be debuting a forthcoming classic “The Book of Haftarot”.
Numerous Haftarot begin in the middle of a historical narrative and refer to personalities that are unfamiliar to many readers.
The Written Torah given to the Jewish people by G-d, through Moshe Rabeinu, was accompanied with an Oral Torah. The Oral Torah was an explanation to the often subtle language of the written text, which was supposed to be transmitted orally from generation to generation, and not written.
While oral transmission worked for a while, the exiles and tribulations of the Jewish people compelled Rabbi Yehuda Hanasi to put down this oral tradition into paper, which he did in the 2nd century, just after the destruction of the second Temple