Rabbi Strauchler's Blog

May 26, 2017
The summer blockbuster season will soon be upon us. Blockbuster movies seem to all have a common element: a loud and exciting destruction sequence. Heroes, robots, or aliens destroy cars, buildings, and cities, as they pursue sometimes beneficial but often...
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By Chaim Strauchler | May 26, 2017 |
May 26, 2017
Does baseball have a problem?
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By Chaim Strauchler | May 26, 2017 |
May 12, 2017

Shaarei Shomayim hosted Mizrachi Canada's beautiful yom hazikaron - yom haatzmaut...

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By Chaim Strauchler | May 12, 2017 |
May 12, 2017

 

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By Chaim Strauchler | May 12, 2017 |
May 12, 2017

The NYT Social Qs Column had the following question:

As usual, I went to ...

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By Chaim Strauchler | May 12, 2017 |
May 12, 2017

I became more like the wealthy donors I met. I spent more and more of my time above the fray, outside the world of immediate hunger, disappointment, fear, irrationality, and frequent hardship...

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By Chaim Strauchler | May 12, 2017 |
April 28, 2017

On Tuesday, I met with Artur Wilczynski, Canada's Ambassador to Norway, in my office at shul. We discussed Canada's role in the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, for which he is Canada...

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By Chaim Strauchler | April 28, 2017 |
April 6, 2017
By Chaim Strauchler | April 6, 2017 |
March 31, 2017
My three-year-old daughter loves birthdays. She celebrated my birthday for at least a week. Every day, she would produce a card that she lovingly gave me. They were each a mishmash of crayons, tape, and paper cuttings. I would...
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By Chaim Strauchler | March 31, 2017 |
March 31, 2017
By Chaim Strauchler | March 31, 2017 |

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