It’s been over 20 years since that summer. But I’ve never forgotten Henchi and her kindness
What is the secret magnet pulling so many to Reb Elimelech of Lizhensk’s resting place and legacy?
Half a century after he and his wife served as Torah teachers in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, Mishpacha’s Rabbi Moshe Grylak awakens memories of life under a brutal military dictatorship — and learns once again how history comes full circle
Who was Rav Naftali Tzvi, or Rav Naftulche as he was affectionately known? What was his connection with Rabi Shimon bar Yochai?
“Learn three masechtos, be’al peh,” the rosh yeshivah said. “Kiddushin, Gittin, Nedarim. Then you will have a bechinah. If you succeed, you’ll earn 20 litu and a new suit”
Although Hungary was in an alliance with Germany and Italy, we were as Hungarian as our non-Jewish neighbors. Hungary would take good care of us.