For the first-time ever, the tiny Carribean island Jamaica at just over 4,000 sq. miles, declared April 16, 2019 as Education and Sharing Day. “This is incredibly historic,” says Rabbi Yaakov Raskin, Chabad rabbi and emissary to the island, of this first.
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The winners of this year’s MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest were announced live during the special Yud Alef Nissan Edition of the MyLife: Chassidus Applied Webcast. In the extended article is a full list of all the winners, with links to their essays.
They may live a world apart from you, but just 3 hours away. Poor Jews.
Some live in a trailer park. They think they can’t afford to be Jewish.
They so badly want to be at a seder.
I wish you could meet them, they are real Baal Shem Tov’s Yidin.
So wholesome and Sincere. Can you help them?
We’d like to host them, but we can’t do it ourselves.
The local Jewish Community does not care and is not able to help.
So we turn to you. Because you do understand, and you do care.
Can you give $36? Even as little $6 can help.
Of course you can. I hope you do.
In 1905, during the times of the Pogroms in Russia, a story is told of the Rebbe as a child. At the time, the Jews would hide in silence in a cellar, fearing for their lives. When one of the children would start to cry, the Rebbe, as a three year old, would approach each one in their own way to calm them down. These photos are allegedly from that cellar in Russia.
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In a potentially a paradigm-shifting breakthrough, researchers at Tel Aviv University have succeeded in creating an artificial heart using a 3-D printer. According to Hebrew news site Mako, the experiment was the first of its kind to work.
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Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky penned an article focusing on the mission the Rebbe stressed so hard, Jewish Education. Not only in education others, but also educating ourselves.
Aleph Institute helps military lay leaders and chaplains at bases around the world. The Aleph Institute sends religious materials throughout the year—Torah scrolls, menorahs, hamantashen, military camouflage siddurim (prayer books) and other Jewish books.
From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.
The Chernobler Rebbe, who spent two days in Moscow in order to strengthen Russia’s Jewish community, requested to visit the Shneerson Library which is housed today in the Jewish Tolerance Museum located in the Marina Roscha neighborhood.
As Pesach approaches and many families prepare to fly from one Jewish community to another, Doctors are advising for any person aged six months and older to receive an extra MMR vaccination.
With great sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Raya Rivkin obm, a long time resident of Crown Heights, who passed away on 9 Nissan, 5779. She was 92 years old.