Derher Index

Complete index of all the weekly and monthly A Chassidisher Derher issues

- Please note this index might not include articles from the past few months -


Rebbe's Farbrengen



The Rebbe's Family

Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka

Horav Levi Yitzchak

The Torah of Horav Levi Yitzchak

  • "Broad Perception and Meticulous Precision" – The Torah of Harav Levi Yitzchok.

  • "Precious little of a vast treasure" - How we received the Torah of the Rebbe's father.

  • "The sacred scar" (a story in the Zohar) - The Rebbe explains selections of his father's Torah.

  • "A Focused Storm" (Yonah being cast into the sea) - The Rebbe explains selections of his father's Torah.

  • "The Giant Bones" (of those who perished in the Mabul) - The Rebbe explains selections of his father's Torah.

  • "The Deer Trapping Rabbi" (Rabbi Chiya's efforts in preserving Torah) - The Rebbe explains selections of his father's Torah.

  • "Tzitzis in or out" The story in the Zohar and the Chabad custom - The Rebbe explains selections of his father's Torah.

  • "He is Alive" The Zohar's description of Rashbi's final moments - The Rebbe explains selections of his father's Torah.

  • "When Giving is not Getting" Story in the Zohar about Real Messirus Nefesh

  • "Where to draw the line?" a lesson from a story in Gemara about passionate zealotry or kindness and compassion.

  • "Its about who you know" Sometimes all it takes is a friend that is living with angels.

  • "What do we really see?" why the Tannaim needed to use sights around them to understand Torah

  • "Divine Impulse" when does Hashem want to make a miracle for us and when is a Mitzva supposed to be performed via natural means.

  • "Lettuce, Cucumbers and Radishes" why does the Gemara use these to describe the great wealth of two great individuals?

  • "Poverty is a Thing?" why is merely being poor a deserving reason to reward a person?

Rebbetzin Chana

Reb Yisroel Arye Leib

The Rebbe's youth and ancestry


Pictures and Articles




Interviews and biographies of Chassidim


Fulfilling the Rebbe's Horaos

Hu B'Chaim

The essence of a Rebbe

The Hiskashrus of Chassidim

Chassidim Farbreng

  • The Rebbe is with us now more than ever, Reb Yoel Kahn.

  • The necessity of connecting with the Rebbe in our times, Rabbi YY Gurevitch.

  • "Hiskashrus in our times" – Reb Yoel Kahn and Reb Shlomo Zarchi.

  • Unique moments we experienced with the Rebbe as Bachurim: Rabbi Moshe Lazar (5716), Rabbi YM Gurary (5723), Rabbi Yisroel Glitzenstein (5736), Rabbi Hershel Spalter (5744), Rabbi Mendel Kaplan (5752).

  • Chassidim Share Personal "Moments" with the Rebbe.

Writing to the Rebbe

Tziyur Pnei Harav

עשה לך רב

Chitas and Rambam


About the Ohel

Miracles from the Rebbe after 3 Tammuz

The Rebbe's Torah

Essential Themes in the Rebbe's Torah


  • "Yechidus" – overview, the ultimate bond between Rebbe and Chossid.

  • Reb Avrohom Ber Yirmiya's recalls from his childhood his going to the Tzemach Tzedek for Yechidus. With his father.

  • 8 facts about Yechidus.

  • Pictures - "Yechidus Klolis".

  • Transcript of a Yechidus with directors of ‘Hillel', Av 5719. Questions about the way of the Rebbe and Lubavitch.

  • Transcript of a Yechidus with two non-Chabad Bochurim, 5 Adar II 5727. Questions about a Frume yid's approach to the secular government in EY, why Chassidim Daven late, going to

    college, why other groups aren't active in Hafatza and why to wear a beard.

The Rebbe with Guests

The Rebbe and Russian Jewry.

The Rebbe and Eretz Yisroel

Avodas Hashem

Learning and Spreading the Teachings of Chassidus

Farbrengens and stories

  • "Captivated" – Reb Yoel Kahn on how can we appreciate and internalize Chassidus today.

  • "Forced from within" – a story, how the teachings of Chassidus transformed a Yid.

Learning Chassidus

Chazering Chassidus

Sifrei Chassidus



Topics in Chassidus

Chassidishe Approach

What is Chassidus?



Ahavas Yisroel



Learning Torah

המעשה הוא העיקר



What is a Yid?


Hanachos Ha'olam

Positive Thought

בכל דרכיך דעהו

Chassidishe Pride

Hashgocha Protis


Power of Words

Cheshbon Hanefesh




מסירות נפש

Halacha and Minhag



Bar Mitzva


Family Planning




Baalei Teshuva

Anti semitism

The Holocaust

Lessons from the world

Hafatzos Ha'Mayonos


Going on Shlichus

Kisvei Yad about Shlichus


Mitzva Tanks

10 Mivtzoim


Beis Chabad

Dealing with difficulties

The Rebbe with the Shluchim

The Rebbe with Baalei Batim

Bachurim - Shluchim

Shlichus around the world

Moshiach and Geula


What is Moshiach?

Tchiyas Ha'Meisim

Beis Hamikdosh

Simonim of Geula

Bringing Moshiach

Crying Ad Mosai

Yemos Ha'Moshiach


Around the Year


The Month of Tishrei

Spending Tishrei with the Rebbe

Rosh Hashana

Yom Kippur


Simchas Torah

End of Tishrei

Parshas Noach


The Month of Cheshvan

20 Cheshvan


Month of Kislev

Rosh Chodesh Kislev

9-10 Kislev

14 Kislev

19 Kislev



Month of Teves

Hey Teves

24 Teves


10 Shevat

15 Shevat


Month of Adar


27 Adar 1


Month of Nissan

11 Nissan


Sefiras Haomer


Month of Iyar

Pesach Sheini

  • "It depends on you" – why did the Yidden demand ‘lomo Nigara" in the first place?

Lag B'omer


Month of Sivan



28 Sivan


3 Tammuz

12 Tammuz


Month of Av

3 weeks - 9 Av


Month of Elul

18 Elul

Yimei Ha'slichos


Days of Meaning – Complete Calender

Arum Chassidus

Chassidishe History

Chronological Biographies of all the Rabbeim

Chabad History



About Negina

Background to Niggunim

A Chassidishe Story

Its importance

Reb Yoel Baal Shem

The Baal Shem Tov

The Mezritcher Maggid

Talmidim of the Besh"t and Maggid

The Alter Rebbe

The Mitteler Rebbe

  • "Far, near and expensive" – The Mitteler Rebbe helps Reb Yekuseil Leipler find a cure for his son.

  • "A watery lesson" – When Reb Yosef Sholom of Shklov was taught a lesson in Tzedaka from his Rebbe, the Mitteler Rebbe.

The Tzemach Tzedek

The Rebbe Maharah

The Rebbe Rashab

  • "No Backing Down" – The Rebbe Rashab fearless approach to the issues of Russian Jewry.

  • "Personal business – the Rebbe's Rashab's Moshol from an owner of a business to Avodas Hashem.

  • "The early morning inspection" – the Rebbe Rashab taught to take care of the Mikva.

  • "More than a Blessing" – the Rebbe Rashab gets rid of a Chossid's enemies.

  • "A fortunate mix up" – the Rebbe Rashab saves a Chossid from arrest.

  • "A Matter of Little Money" – the Rebbe Rashab saves a Chossid from a great loss.

  • "A Telegram, Surgery and Medical Miracle" – the Rebbe Rashab recommends a surgery for a Chossid.

  • "In exchange for a soldier" – The Rebbe Rashab saves a Chossid from being drafted.

  • "The Midnight encounter" – The Rebbe Rashab saves the life of a Bachur.

  • "Paper, Pastries and Payback" – The Rebbe Rashab's Chossid who found his lost suitcase.

  • "Shhh... Don't say that" – The Rebbe Rashab relates a story to the Freirdiker rebbe as a child about lies and truth.

The Frierdiker Rebbe

  • A Simchas Torah of Joy and Tears. First Simchas Torah by the Frierdiker Rebbe in 5681.

  • "The saving angel" - the Frierdiker Rebbe's bracha to one who gave Tzedaka.

  • "Without any fear" – the Frierdiker Rebbe's Mesirus Nefesh that led to his arrest in 5687.

  • "Come with me" – The Frierdiker Rebbe's interrogation by the G.P.U. in 5680.

  • "Akeidas Yitzchok in Lubavitch" – The Frierdiker Rebbe assumes responsibility for the Klal at the age of 15.

  • "The saintly lawyer" – the Frierdiker Rebbe assumes the guise of a Lawyer.

  • "The Witty Escape" – the Frierdiker Rebbe advises a Chossid to turn himself in to the KGB.

  • "In Merit of the Rebbe" – how the Frierdiker Rebbe helped Bachurim on Tahalucha.

  • "Angel of a thousand" – the Frierdiker Rebbe gives an amazing Bracha to a patient in the merit of his supporting the Yeshiva.

  • "My grandfather visited me" – the Freirdiker Rebbe's remarkable dream of the Rebbe Maharsh.

  • "Bitter Tears" – story about the Frierdiker Rebbe's concern for Yidden.

The Rebbe


  • "Saving Neshamos at University" – a story from Sefer HaZichronos of Reb Moshe, the Alter Rebbe's great-grandfather.

  • "The simple solution" – a Poshute Yid's can do miracles.

  • "A Chassideshe village" – life in Shtzedrin with its Rov, Reb Yisroel Moshe.

  • "A life changing glimpse" – a description of the Chossid Reb Zalman Arsher.

  • "Honey in exchange for a sting" – an amazing story about Reb Sender, the great grandfather of Rebbetzin Rivka and a Chossid of the Alter Rebbe.

  • "Where is the Farbrengen?" – How Chassidim Farbrenged in dire circumstances.

  • "Simcha Shel Mitzva" – a Bachur's transformation after baking Matzos in Lubavitch.

  • "Fear no man" – a Story about the Razah.

  • "The modern day Mikdash" – Reb Avrohom Ber Bobroisker visits Lubavitch as a child.

  • "A hat a tailor and a promise" – A tailor saves Reb Hillel Paritcher.

  • Bearer of Good news" – Story about the Alter Rebbe's Chassid (Shimon ‘Der Blecher') and the importance of telling the Rebbe good news.

  • "Celebrating a beating" – Story of the Alter Rebbe's Chossid sacrifice for Chassidus.

  • "Chessed Sh'Bichessed" – how Reb Hillel Paritcher gave his Talmidim a Chassideshe education.

Biographies of Chassidim

Early Chassidim

Chassidim of the middle generations

Chassidim of the Rebbe

Dem Rebben's a Mentch

What is the ‘Arum of Chassidus'?

  • The moisture in a Chosid's life – what is Chassideshe Lachluchis and why you need it?

  • Why it's important to have the "Arum of Chassidus".

Bochurim and Children


What is a Tomim?

Tomchei Tmimim in Lubavitch

  • The history of Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim.

  • Worthy Tmimim" – Reb Yisroel Jacobson describes what the Hanahala did with Bachurim who didn't have Kabolas Ol and didn't care to much about learning Chassidus.

  • "Push, you'll get in" – Reb Shaul Ber Zislin describes Shvouos visit in Lubavitch in 5662.

  • "Shabbos in Lubavitch" – the incredible experience every Shabbos after the Rebbe Rashab founded Tomchei Tmimim.

  • "Chassidus with the Rebbe" – Reb Yisroel Jacobson describes hearing (and missing) a Maamor from the Rebbe Rashab as a Bochur in Lubavitch.

  • "Shvouos in Lubavitch" - Reb Yisroel Jacobson recalls Shvouos as a Bachur in 5674.

  • "Eating snow" – Reb Yisroel Jacobson describes a Farbrengen of Tnimim in Lubavitch.

  • The Frieridker Rebbe's emotional appeal to help the Bachurim in Poland.

The Rebbe and Bachurim

The Rebbe and Hanhala


Horaos in Chinuch

The Rebbe and Children

Summer / Camp

Education for non - Jews