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25 Adar: 10th Yartzeit of Rabbi Yosef Goldstein

25 Adar marks the 10th Yartzeit of Rabbi Yosef Goldstein obm, the veteran educator and master storyteller known as 'Uncle Yossi' who inspired generations of young and old with his memorable stories and parables. In honor of his yartzeit we present excerpts from his memoirs. Full Story

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Thank you
March 19, 2023 9:00 pm

Thank you! So vividly showed a generation past. Made me cry reading this as i had some glimpses of what once was. Especially having met some of these wonderfull chassidim mentioned. So much has been lost and forgotten

Hashem Is Here
March 19, 2023 11:02 pm

I was only 16 years old when my father called me into his study and sai “Toby, come listen to this song I just made up”. I was the first person ever to hear Hashem Is Here!! He was the composer and I was zoiche to such a treat!

Fri night right after candlelighting
March 20, 2023 9:05 am

Who remembers Rabbi Goldstein’s Tanya class around his diningroom table where he so elequontely mastered teaching t ya in the most spoon fed easy to understand way to all us young girls especially Machon chana girls! Who remembers
Vera the aroma of Mrs Goldsteins challa whwn entering their open home for this treat!
This started with 4 young ladies which eventually evolved to over 100 each Friday night. Who remembers?

thank you
March 20, 2023 3:15 pm

Thank you for these wonderful memoirs! This is the best account of the early years that I have ever seen.

Question: Are his ‘complete’ memoirs printed in a book and available for purchase?

Thank you for sharing
March 20, 2023 10:20 pm

As a great grandchild, it was so heartwarming to read this article. It reminds me of the powerhouse that I come from and how I should lead my life today. Thank you for posting his and sharing to others the specialty of a person he was.

My Special Father
March 21, 2023 5:35 am

❤️MY FATHER. YORTZEIT TODAY! By Toby lieder My father always made me feel proud that I was his daughter! My father always made people around him feel special not just good My father said a Brocha out loud so that everyone should say amen! My father davened each and every word meticulously! My father knew an answer to every single question I asked! My father knew every possible dgimatria possible he was an expert at that! My father had patience to tell us kids a story for hours n hours! My father had a certain extraordinary respect for strangers or… Read more »

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