Following last week’s presidential election, we present a letter from the Rebbe to President Ronald Reagan in 1985, in which he gives the commander-in-chief encouraging and supportive words to lead our country “in these sadly confused times,” and encouraging his effort to “bridge the gap… necessary for the proper balance of harmony.” The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Daily Archives: November 17, 2016
JLI recently launched a new weekly video series: each week a unique one-minute video is released featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Vayeira is titled: Keeping G-d on Hold.
New charges have been filed by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman against Crown Heights landlord Daniel Melamed, who is accused of ‘Illegal eviction’ for not providing adequate heating to his tenants in an alleged bid to drive them out.
Over 400 fathers and sons attended the first week of the Avos Ubanim Betzalel learning program this past Motzei Shabbos in Crown Heights.
Bochurim Mendy Goldman and Mendy Lebovic teamed up to compose and record a song, title ‘Survive,’ expressing the pain of not understanding G-d’s plan and their yearning for Moshiach, in memory of several family members and close friends who passed away at young ages.
A Florida homeowner’s association reversed its earlier decision to cancel an annual Chanukah event organized by the local Chabad Shliach, after a public outcry claiming unfair discrimination – being that they would be erecting an X-mas tree.
After an amazing summer at Camp Gan Israel Montreal 5776, several staff and campers got together and recorded an “oldie but a goodie” camp song, turning it into a nostalgic music video.
Rabbi Raphael Aron, a counselor and therapist, is the director of the Gateway Family Counselling Centre in Melbourne, Australia. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in June of 2016.
Experts in the field of addiction agree that a strong support system is one of the most important components of long-term recovery, but creating and maintaining an effective network is often difficult amid the daily demands of work, family and personal obligations.