Weekly Letter: Advice on the “Nine Days”

During the period of the Nine Days, we share a letter of the Rebbe in which he refers to the Nine Days and its connection to the advice he is giving the writer regarding his question. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.

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Laws and Customs: Tishah B’Av

Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Magid Shiur in the Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws and customs of Tishah B’Av for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community. Please note: All times listed are for Melbourne […]

Advanced Halacha Course Partnership with BML

Is LED lighting allowed on Shabbos? When may one do an autopsy? Are Jewish-owned mortgages Ribbis? Will the miracles of stem-cell-based medicine be accessible according to Torah? Rabbi Faitel Levin has teamed up with Beis HaMedrash L’Shluchim – Merkos #302 to host his acclaimed post-semicha learning for the modern world: the Beis Medrash for Advanced Contemporary Halacha.

41 Shluchim Travel to Lancaster to Develop Skills

People often take part of the summer to unwind and go on family trips, with Lancaster, Pennsylvania being one of the more popular tourist destinations. But when 41 Shluchim recently traveled to Lancaster from all over the country it wasn’t for fun. It was to learn and develop new skills in communication and fundraising. Called “Grow Gelt,” it was hosted by Chabad of Lancaster.

8:00pm: Do the Rebbe’s Sichos About Television Also Apply to the Unfiltered Internet?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 221, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Do I Need to Say the Entire Kinus on Tisha B’Av When I Don’t Understand It? What Can a Person Do When His Dignity Was Broken in Childhood? Is Trauma a Cause for People Becoming Baalei Teshuva? How to Be a Good Parent? Do the Rebbe’s Sichos About Television Also Apply to the Unfiltered Internet? Chassidus Applied to the Nine Days, 5 Av and Shabbos Chazon; Explain the Berditchever Rebbe’s Teaching That We Are All Shown the Third Temple on Shabbos Chazon.

Weekly Letter: Addressing a Business Promise

In connection with the topic of a neder [vow] in this week’s parsha, we present a detailed letter of the Rebbe  to a businessman – in which the Rebbe advises on the question of a neder that the businessman  made and connects it to other relevant matters of the business. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.