Weekly Story: The Importance of Participating in a Chassidishe Farbrengen

We are told to listen to the Chanukah licht (candles). One of the points the Rebbe stresses is that the purpose of the candles is to light up the darkness outside, until it is extremely bright. Obviously, it also means that one should bring the light of Chassidus into their life. As we see from the following story, this is accomplished through participating in a chassidishe farbrengen.

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60 Measles Cases Documented In London

The measles has been reported in chareidi communities in Jerusalem, as well as in N. America, in Williamsburg, Boro Park, Monsey, and Lakewood. The list unfortunately continues to expand, with the illness now documented among members of the chareidi community in London.

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On May 5th, 1991, President George H. W. Bush was rushed to Bethesda Naval Hospital after suffering from an irregular heartbeat following his morning jog. The next day, Rabbi Avrohom Shemtov, the Shliach in Philadelphia and the Rebbe’s representative to Washington, DC, asked the Rebbe for a blessing for the President’s health. Watch the Rebbes response.