A chossid from Vitebsk once came to the Tzemach Tzedek and poured out his heart to him, unable to contain his anguish. “My only son received an order to present himself in front of the conscription office,” he cried. “The Rebbe knows how difficult it is to receive an exemption from the army draft, particularly this year, as they are even drafting young men who are their parents’ only son (although this used to be an automatic exemption). The problem is all that more acute since, Boruch Hashem, my son is strong and healthy, and the doctors will definitely declare him fit for the army. Rebbe, please save him!!”
Daily Archives: April 13, 2018
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Kalman Weinfeld is the Rabbinic Coordinator – Food Service Department at OK Kosher Certification, will lead a discussion on the topic of The post-Pesach beer saga.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of The Rebbe leaving 770 on his way to the Ohel, circa 1980.
27 years ago today, on the 28th of Nissan in 1991 the Rebbe delivered an impassioned talk about Moshiach. The address sparked concern among Chassidim motivating them to throw themselves into fulfilling the Rebbe’s vision of perfecting the world through Torah and Mitzvos with even greater vigor.
With over 3,500 Chabad Centers in 100 countries around the world, Chabad.org has launched a new app – called Chabad Nearby – which will connect users to a nearby Chabad House with just a swipe.
In this weeks letter, The Rebbe responds to a letter questioning the manner in which we count Sefiras HaOmer, and explains why we cardinal and not ordinal numbers. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s trusted secretary Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
With great sadness and pain we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Alessa Wircberg OBM, a longtime resident of Crown Heights. She was 66 years old. Levaya times in the Extended Article.