Rabbi Strauchler's Blog

May 7, 2018

“During my years caring for patients, the most common pathology I saw was not heart disease or diabetes; it was loneliness.”...

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By Chaim Strauchler | May 7, 2018 |
May 7, 2018

On Monday, I travelled to Connecticut for the annual Rabbinical Council of America conference. In conversation, a number of my colleagues shared with me their reluctance to address political...

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By Chaim Strauchler | May 7, 2018 |
May 3, 2018

One morning in January 1945 at a POW camp in Germany, the Nazis announced that only the Jewish prisoners of war were to fall out after morning roll call. "We're not going to do that," Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds, the highest ranking Allied officer imprisoned at...

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By Chaim Strauchler | May 3, 2018 |
May 3, 2018

One morning in January 1945 at a POW camp in Germany, the Nazis announced that only the Jewish prisoners of war were to fall out after morning roll call. "We're not going to do that," Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds, the highest ranking Allied officer imprisoned at...

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By Chaim Strauchler | May 3, 2018 |
April 19, 2018
As I write this, it’s almost two weeks after Pesach, and Toronto is covered in snow. ...
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By Chaim Strauchler | April 19, 2018 |
April 3, 2018

Imagine the moment: millions of people move together to freedom. They have left their masters behind, and they look forward to a new and better life. Suddenly, they hear the sound of horses...

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By Chaim Strauchler | April 3, 2018 |
March 23, 2018

Fire is the unsung hero of Pesach. With fire, we take dough that might become ...

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By Chaim Strauchler | March 23, 2018 |
March 23, 2018
Yeshiva University Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Ozer Glickman...
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By Chaim Strauchler | March 23, 2018 |
March 19, 2018

From Shaarei Shomayim Pesach Bulletin 5778

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By Chaim Strauchler | March 19, 2018 |
March 15, 2018

How do we find hope in a world with so much sadness?

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By Chaim Strauchler | March 15, 2018 |

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