Ari Fuld, Jewish activist and a vocal champion of Israel, died like he lived—“like a warrior”—at the hands of a terrorist Sunday, managing to draw and shoot his trademark handgun while chasing his assailant before collapsing on the spot where he was once seen posing with soldiers.
Tradesmen worked to the last minute to get Sydney’s newest shul ready to open its doors for Rosh HaSahanah.
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As one year ends and another approaches, all eyes are on the holidays around the corner, and new ways to connect to our Rebbe. Tmimim around the world are occupied with elevating an important spiritual task by purchasing the full 45 volume series of “Torat Menachem” via Vaad Hatmimim for a special price. Read more for details.
Sixty-one years ago—on the 20th of Elul, corresponding to Sept. 16, 1957—a former Jewish member of independent Latvia’s parliament, the Saeima, passed away in anonymity while imprisoned in a psychiatric hospital in the Soviet Union. His name was Mordechai Dubin, and he had once been a leading figure in pre-war Europe who famously used his considerable political influence for the benefit of Jews in need of assistance.
If only we would have a greater clarity of the blessings, with which we wish to be blessed this upcoming year, we would just have had some closer experience in sensing them, wouldn’t we then be able to create the proper environment for the fulfillment of these blessings?
Being that the school year is beginning this upcoming week, and one of the Rebbe Rashab’s greatest accomplishments is the establishment of Tomchei Tmimim, I decided to post a few interesting points I recently learned of, in my research for the biography of the Rebbe Rashab. All of these points are noted in the sefer Divrei Yimei Tmimim.
From the time my husband and I got married in 1986, we wanted children, but five years passed and I had still not gotten pregnant. Naturally, we sought medical advice, but the doctors had nothing to tell us because they could find nothing wrong. Everything was fine – there was no reason why I shouldn’t get pregnant.
Second only to the Gazan border cities such as Sderot and Netivot in its vulnerability to rocket attacks, including the latest barrage of more than 180 fired on Israel today, Ashkelon has another claim to fame. It’s home to a rare diversity of publicly funded Chabad-run schools that cater to everyone from preschoolers with special needs to yeshivah and seminary students seeking to add high-tech wizardry and vocational preparation to Torahstudy.
Coinciding with anniversary of the passing of R. Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, the father of the Rebbe, Kehot Publication Society has just released “An Inner Perspective,” a book based on his Kabbalistic writings. Inline with the Rebbes request that his teachings be studied on the yohrtziet Kehot released one essay here, in the Extended Article.
Massachusetts Shlucha, Mrs. Esther Kosofsky, published a book titled “The Secret of Carlos Romanus” aimed at you readers and is inspired by the Jewish values her father Rabbi Dovid Edelman OBM worked tirelessly to instill in his community.
They sit there day in and day out. Holocaust survivors volunteering at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. and on a recent Wednesday, they had an unusual experience. They met with a group of young students who had just toured the museum. Members of the Yeshivas Kayitz of Pittsburgh, they were fascinated to hear the elderly gentlemen’s stories. But then one of the boys asked a question that was unrelated to the presentation: “Would you like to put on tefillin?”
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of The Rebbe delivering a maamar, circa 1952.
This week we present a fascinating letter the Rebbe writes in answer to an artist who wishes to add a stone to the Western Wall. In it the Rebbe explains the injunction in Parshas Vo’eschanon (as well as in another parsha) to neither add nor detract from the words of the Torah. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
During these weeks thousands of Jewish children throughout Russia are fully enjoying summer camps of the famous “Gan Israel” brand. Students from many different schools, different age groups and levels, and different cities, are all receiving a spectacular Jewish experience thanks to the successful organization under the auspices of Chief Rabbi of Russia Rabbi Berel Lazar.
Hundreds of London Anash and Tmimim gathered together for a Grand Siyum and prize giving that was held at Yeshiva Ketana Lubavitch London, celebrating the completion of Mesechtas Baba Kama and Masechtas Brochos by its Talmidim.
When it comes to finding the best baked goods in town, it’s often said that the proof is in the pudding. And Glendale’s Friendship Bakery is delivering the goods. Sendik’s grocery in Mequon, Wisconsin will be featuring baked goods from […]
A historic Farbrengen video has been released for the very first time by JEM this week. On Chof Av 5732-1972, the Rebbe held a Farbrengen marking the Yahrzeit of his father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson. The Farbrengen coincided with several significant events at the time.
Beis Rivkah of Crown Heights have launched a new alumni initiative in an effort to reconnect and mobilize the past in an effort to help provide for the presently enrolled 2,200 students.
Vaad Hanachos B’Lashon HaKodesh has launched an unprecedented sale on the 45-volume set of Toras Menachem: 5742-5752, which has been out of print. Pre-orders can be made for the discounted price of $300. For more details, see complete article.
Anticipation is mounting among Chasidim and devotees of Torah scholarship, in anticipation of the arrival of the newly published, two-volume set, “Tzemach Tzedek—Shaalot u’Teshuvot Orach Chayim,” by the third Rebbe of Chabad-Lubavitch, Rabbi Menachem Mendel, of blessed memory.
A newly published sefer from Vaad Hanochos Belahak includes all of the Rebbe’s maamorim said in connection with Yud-Beis–Yud-Gimmel Tammuz.
When Danny Green was born with Partial Trisomy 18 (a rare chromosomal disorder similar to Down syndrome) in 1972, doctors knew of only seven other documented cases. They suggested that his parents leave him behind in the hospital; his prospects for life were slim, his chance for a meaningful existence next to none.