ESSAYS| 2019

ESSAYSss| Hopelessness

Bring Back the Fire

Mimi Blasberg, Brooklyn, NY

Essays 2019 / Hopelessness

There’s a pit. A growing black hole. It consumes your energy, passion, and motivation. Until all you feel is nothing. Or maybe it is something but not a thing you can name. So when asked what’s wrong you simply responds nothing. Since in reality it is nothing. The lack of everything that ever made you

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Apathy – Who Cares?

Shaina Slavin, Sydney, Australia

Essays 2019 / Hopelessness

The feeling of love cannot be explained, it must be experienced. The same is true about the feeling of emptiness. This essay will first explore the metaphysics of Chassidus as explained in “Chassidim v’anshei maaseh Eter”[1] authored by R’ Sholom Dov Ber the fifth Chabad Rebbe. We will then explore ideas drawn from select Chassidic

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