With Gimmel Tammuz just 30 days away, Rabbi Shea Hecht writes “As good gift-givers know, finding a suitable gift involves figuring out what the person wants and needs. In preparation for Gimmel Tammuz, there is no need for guesswork! We know exactly what the Rebbe wants.”
Daily Archives: June 9, 2016
As we approach the Yomtov of Shavuos, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he explains what truly happened at Matan Torah – a spiritual “chemical reaction.” The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
A few Chabad Chassidim were spotted at the location where a horrible terror attack occurred Wednesday night in central Tel Aviv, helping mourners, newsmen and passersby put on Tefilin.
On Rosh Chodesh Adar I, the students of the United Lubavitcher Yeshivoth of Flatbush were introduced to a Mishnyaos Be’Al Peh program. The program, which ran through Yud Alef Nissan, was prepared in honor of the Rebbe’s 114th birthday.
Like most 16-year-old girls, Peri Finkelstein enjoys baking, fashion and shopping, spending time with friends and laughing over humorous stories. But not giggling. Definitely not giggling; rather, “it’s a no-holds-barred, knee-slapping kind of laugh,” according to her mother.
Bais Chaya Mushka of Los Angeles’ Bubby Club recently hosted their Second Annual Generation Sensation Garden Party. The Hakhel celebration included bubbys, mothers, and their daughters in grades 3-5.
With graduation bells ringing and the scholastic year ending, the Chabad Teen Network of Hunterdon County, NJ, celebrated with an End-of-Year Volunteer Day. Partnering with another local youth organization, the Hunterdon Youth Coalition, the young leaders spent their Sunday afternoon decorating beautiful collection boxes for United Way’s “Tools for Schools” project.
Simche Friedman, a rising star in the world of Jewish music and a scion of the Friedman family singing dynasty, has teamed up with Israeli jazz artist Daniel Zamir to release a new upbeat single, coinciding with the ending of Sefirah.
It is the Chabad custom not to cut one’s hair during the Sheloshes Yemei Hagboloh, rather only on the day of Erev Shavuos. But this year, Erev Shavuos falls out on Shabbos. When, then, should a follower of Minhag Chabad get his hair cut this year before Yomtov? Rabbi Levi Garelik answers in the extended article.
Israeli Police on Thursday released the names of the four people murdered in a gruesome terrorist shooting in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday night.
Mr. Michael Tabor, an educator, musician and well-known story-teller, was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in Manchester, England, in May of 2015.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who came to Russia to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, sent a virtual prayer note through the “Western Wall” display shown at the new educational exhibition in front of the Kremlin in central Moscow. Highlight of the visit: an exciting surprise presented to Netanyahu by the Chief Rabbi of Russia, Rabbi Berel Lazar, in cooperation with the Kfar Chabad weekly magazine * details inside.