As we approach Rosh Hashana, we present a letter from the Rebbe in which he explains the right and the wrong way of doing teshuva. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Daily Archives: September 29, 2016
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With great sadness and a heavy heart, we inform you of the untimely passing of a young boy who inspired tens of thousands to say Tehilim and do good deeds on his behalf, Eli (Elimelech ben Menachem Mendel Malkiel) Gradon of Los Angeles, CA. He was 11 years old.
The Sefer Torah that was stolen from the Chabad Shul in the Shaarei Chessed neighborhood of Jerusalem was found and returned to its rightful owners.
A few days ago, a historic event happened in a prestigious university in France. For the very first time in the country, a Sefer Torah was inaugurated on Campus.
Members of the New Haven Lubavitch community celebrated a grand Siyum Sefer Torah this past Sunday, in the last week of Shnas Hakhel.
Chessed work in Jewish communities is hardly a new phenomenon. Free loan gemachs, meals on wheels and old-age-home visits are staples in Jewish communities worldwide, a testament to the innate Jewish qualities of charity and kindness. What is unique about the Melbourne Jewish community, however, is the scope and coordination of their volunteer programs.
Seizing the opportunity, hundreds of Tishrei guests packed into the learning hall of the Kolel to hear a Shiur from Reb Yoel Kahan, the Rebbes chozer on the topic of Rosh Hashana.
One person was killed and more than 100 people were injured, some of them critically, when a New Jersey Transit train derailed and crashed through the station in Hoboken, New Jersey, during the morning rush hour on Thursday. The train originated in Spring Valley, NY.
As “a token of gratitude to their children’s teachers,” a number of parents have gifted Tishrei in Lubavitch, the photo book portraying the Yomim Tovim with the Rebbe, to hundreds of teachers in Lubavitch educational institutions.
With Rosh Hashana falling out very late in the calendar year many of the usual ‘Shehecheyanu Fruit’ are either out of season, or net yet in season. Catering to their customers Mr. Greens went and imported many varieties from places as far as Australia and South America.
Rabbi Moshe Tendler is a Professor of Jewish Medical Ethics and a Professor of biology as well as a Rosh Yeshiva at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary of Yeshiva University. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in Brooklyn in May of 2010.