Weekly Letter: Why Suffering?

As we approach the fast of 17 Tammuz and the three weeks, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he delves into the age-old question of why there is so much suffering in this world. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.

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A Single Mother Needs Your Help

Dear Achenu Bnei Yisroel, I am reaching out to all of you for financial help I am a single parent work very hard at many jobs to try and make ends meet and literally struggle day by day minute to minute to make ends meet.

My teenage child is undergoing a serious crisis related to mental health issues which is a matter of “Pikuach Nefesh” – Life and Death this has turned my life upside down as u can imagine the amount of financial resources that it will take to Bezras Hashem heal my child will be astronomical.

I ask and beg of all of you to do whatever you can to financially help me give my child a fighting chance to Bezras hashem heal and get back on a healthy and positive track.

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In the Zchus of the great Mitzvah of Tzedaka and Ahavas Yisroel may Hashem Bless all of you with all that you need and want an abundance of Nachas,Parnosso,Health and Good Besuros and the Ultimate Blessing the arrival of our Righteous Moshiach and the rebuilding of the Third Beis Hamikdash Speedily in our days, Wishing you and your family all of Hashem’s blessings for good in all aspects.

Thank you for listening and helping me and my child.

With much appreciation and love for your kindness and caring.

A Single Parent

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A L’Chaim, a Yahrtzeit and a Set of New Parents

by Yochonon Donn - Hamodia

A story which began some thirty years ago with a bottle of wine from the Rebbe, followed by a goodbye party last year in Belgium, came full circle last week on Gimmel Tammuz in basement Shul in Boro Park.

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Op-Ed: Chabad is Not a Humanitarian Organization

“The other day I heard someone say Chabad was ‘a humanitarian Jewish organization.’ I cringed” writes Baila Olidort, the Director of Communications at Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters. “Today we speak of social good and humanitarian causes as if they are millennial values. We are uneasy talking about things that aren’t politically correct, like G-d, chosenness, intermarriage, or the rituals and practices that identify us as Jews.”

Lubavitcher Makes History in IDF Combat Unit

Israeli newspaper Yediot Ahronot featured a profile of a Lubavitcher Chossid who made history in the Israeli Defense Forces. “Meet Segen (Lieutenant) Dr. Shmulik Soklik who is making history,” read the newspaper’s headline this morning.

CSSY Raffle Winners Announced

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Info to Be Menachem Avel Lezell Family

Rabbi Shmuel Lezell, along with his siblings and mother, is sitting Shiva after the passing of his father, R’ Chanoch Lezell, OBM, at his home at 1365 Carroll Street [corner Kingston Ave.] Apt. #1C until Sunday morning. Shacharis – 7:30, Mincha […]

Here’s My Story: A Pebble in the Lake

In 1969, Mr. Gordon Zacks was the chairman of United Jewish Appeal’s Young Leadership Cabinet and served on the George Bush Presidential Library Board of Trustees. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in August of 2007.