Everyone knows Chabad.org! This megasite has so much Jewish info, inspiration and Torah learning, multimedia and text, tucked away inside layer after layer. This article is my first one for them.

It’s a personal reflection on the dual feelings inside a Chassid regarding the Rebbe’s Gimmel Tammuz (1994) passing and continued spiritual influence and connection, based on a 100+ years old seashore story and a complex Niggun Chassidic melody of yearning.

See the article here: Find a Zalman Zlatapolsky Bench Near You – on Chabad.org 

See the last paragraph for something we do with our kids when we come across a bench like that. It’s one small concrete and memorable way to share the concept, and the connection.