Rabbi Baruch Epstein is a Chabad-Lubavitch emissary at the Regional Headquarters of Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois, and the rabbi of Congregation Bais Menachem in Chicago, Ill. He is also a member of the Chicago Rabbinical Council. He received his rabbinic ordination from the Central Lubavitch Yeshiva in Brooklyn, and his dayanut, Judaic law degree, from Rabbi Yisroel Piekarski OB"M of the Central Lubavitch Yeshiva.
In the last century, Jews have emerged from behind the ghetto walls to live and work side-by-side with many nationalities. Some Jews have retreated behind invisible borders in close-knit communities. The Rebbe had adifferent idea of how we should co-exist with our non-Jewish neighbors and fulfill our destiny as a light unto the nations.
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