Once when Reb Binyomin Kletzker was recording his expense income sheet, marking down the cost of the lumber, noting the different types, grades and sizes, the labor, shipping etc., each item was recorded with their exact number and cost. He then came to write the grand total and instead of writing down a number as the grand total, he simply wrote ein oid milvado – there is nothing besides Hashem!
In this week’s Living Torah program from JEM, viewers are treated to a beautiful and heartwarming montage of videos showing the Rebbe’s care and concern while interacting with young children.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe distributing Kos Shel Bracha at the end of Simchas Torah in 1986.
Mrs. Miriam Halpern is the daughter of Rabbi Yehoshua Mordechai (Charles) Batt. She presently resides in Israel and was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in August of 2014.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Noach. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Is life a mirror?
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 184, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Why the Emphasis on Kiddush Lubavitch and Not Kiddush Hashem? How to Deal with Post-Holiday Blues? Chabad Variations from the Mainstream; How to Deal with Anger Toward G-d.
Sukkos celebrates differences. It’s about unity, but it is not about being the same. It’s about a unity in which we bring our differences along with us and engage each other and work together with those differences.
Rabbi Leibel Posner was one of the first students of the yeshivah in 770 and was involved in Jewish education for many decades. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in November of 2006.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on the weekly Parsha — this week with two videos, one for Parshas Vezos Habracha, and one for Bereishis. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the questions: what gift did Moshe Rabeinu give to us all? and what is the key to enjoy studying Torah?
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Maggid Shiur in Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of Hoshanah Rabbah, Shmini Atzeres and Simchas Torah for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
A drama-filled, new course from JLI, Great Debates in Jewish History offers a glimpse into six pivotal disputes that engulfed the Jewish people at different periods and have a lasting impact today.
This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 183, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Is Simchas Torah Only For Men? What Is the Significance of Simchas Beis HaShoaivah Today? Why Is the Dancing of Simchas Torah Called Hakofot (Circles)? How Is It Fine That Some Leaders in Tanach Married Non-Jews? Was the Rebbe’s Prophecy About Moshiach Unfulfilled?
In honor of Sukkos, JEM presents a beautiful playlist of videos related to this special time with the Rebbe. These moving videos offer us the opportunity to relive the unforgettable moments of Tishrei with the Rebbe.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present two photos of the Rebbe reciting Hallel on Chol Hamoed Sukkos, circa 1961.
Being that today, the 13th of Tishrei, is the Yahrtzeit of the Rebbe Maharash, we present our weekly story describing the events of his Histalkus in great detail.
Mr. Avraham Infeld is the founder of Melitz, one of the early architects of Birthright Israel, and past chairman of Israel Forum and Areivim. From 2003 to 2005, he served as the president of Hillel International. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in September of 2014.
In this new weekly series, JLI presents a unique two-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from a timely tale. This week’s video for Sukkos is titled: Bruised with Blessings.
We present a fascinating article written by Rabbi Shmuel Lesches of Merlbourne, Australia, exploring all of the reasons why it is Minhag Chabad to use a “Yanove” Esrog from Calabria, Italy.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on the Yomtov of Sukkos. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: What is the message of Sukkos?
Rabbi Shmuel Lesches, Maggid Shiur in Yeshiva Gedola of Melbourne, Australia, has compiled a guide to the laws of Sukkos (up to – but not including – Hoshanah Rabbah), including the laws of building a Sukkah and selecting the Daled Minim, for the benefit of the wider Lubavitch community.
Many people struggle with the concept of Teshuva. They feel it’s impractical and unattainable. Rabbi Mendy Shapiro, Rabbi Tzvi Freeman and Rabbi Shais Taub break it down into practical and relevant ideas to inspire us all to reconnect to Hashem through Teshuva.
JEM’s daily Rebbe video has been garnering lots of attention today as the Rebbe is heard speaking in English. Addressing an audience from the Machane Israel Development Fund, the Rebbe blesses all Jews around the world to be inscribed and sealed for a sweet new year.