Rabbi Strauchler's Blog

January 19, 2018

Stories are powerful tools. Stories frame how we interpret our world. The story of our liberation from Egypt leads us (as Jews and as Westerners) to see history in terms of oppression and redemption. A story from...

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By Chaim Strauchler | January 19, 2018 |
January 12, 2018

"It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them."

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By Chaim Strauchler | January 12, 2018 |
December 18, 2017

 

Few symbols are as uniquely Jewish as the seven branched lamp. The menorah's distinctiveness has made it...

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By Chaim Strauchler | December 18, 2017 |
December 8, 2017

I recently learned of a school project for Grade 2 students at one of our local Jewish day schools (I will not reveal my sources or their relation to me). The task given to these budding authors was to compose a complaint letter. A child (who may or may not be related to me) wrote a letter to...

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By Chaim Strauchler | December 8, 2017 |
December 8, 2017
This Shabbat, we welcome Dr. Donald Redelmeier. Dr. Redelmeier will speak on the topic, "Can Behavioural Economics Make a Better...
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By Chaim Strauchler | December 8, 2017 |
December 1, 2017

Any medical information contained in this dvar torah is not intended as a substitute for informed medical advice, and you should not take any action before consulting with a healthcare...

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By Chaim Strauchler | December 1, 2017 |
December 1, 2017

Tradition Magazine recently published an important issue dedicated to abuse in the Orthodox community....

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By Chaim Strauchler | December 1, 2017 |
November 23, 2017

Do you want to start each day with a positive thought and a grateful heart?

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By Chaim Strauchler | November 23, 2017 |
November 23, 2017

KiddushFEST is a series of special kiddushes that are designed to call attention to a regular kiddush food by having a number of...

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By Chaim Strauchler | November 23, 2017 |
November 21, 2017

Last week, I visited Munich and Berlin on the invitation of the German Foreign Office with Rabbinic colleagues and CIJA representatives.

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By Chaim Strauchler | November 21, 2017 |

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