This week we present a copy of the Rebbe’s handwritten notes to a story written by his trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel, who was also a renowned author of storybooks. The story involves a seemingly harsh lesson taught by one of the Lubavitcher Rebbes to his son, and the Rebbe’s handwritten note advises “tzorich iyun godol ha’bi’ur” ([the story] needs to be carefully studied for an explanation).
Daily Archives: December 15, 2016
When arriving at the central synagogue in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu couldn’t hide his excitement.
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 Vayishlach is titled: Courage to Walk Alone.
On Tuesday, Yud Daled Kislev, a memorable celebration in preparation for Chanukah took place at Los Angeles City hall, the seat of power of the second largest city in the United States. In attendance was the head Shliach of the West Coast, Rabbi Boruch S. Cunin, the Shliach to Downtown Los Angeles, Rabbi Moshe Greenwald, the first Jewish mayor of the city, Eric Garcetti, and many other city officials and dignitaries.
Yasmin Seweid, an 18-year-old Baruch College student, was arrested and charged with filing a false police report after initially claiming that she was harassed and called a “terrorist” by three young men on the subway – who purportedly identified themselves as Donald Trump supporters.
The New York City Department of Emergency Management released a list of tips and safety guidelines for New Yorkers to prepare for upcoming extreme cold weather.
Two billboards, one on Rt. 59 and the other alongside Rt. 306 in Monsey, NY, announce the Yud Tes Kislev Farbrengen / Melave Malka hosted by the local chapter of Heichal Menachem, under the leadership of Rabbi Dovid Oberlander.
The shelves have now been refilled after the first shipment of Rabbi Chaim Miller’s latest work, The Practical Tanya, sold out in less than 24 hours over the Kinnus Hashluchim weekend. The book has generated considerable excitement both in Chabad and beyond, being the first new English translation of the Tanya in decades.
Rabbi Yossi Groner, together with his wife Mariashi, have been the Rebbe’s emissaries in Charlotte, North Carolina, since 1980. He is the son of Rabbi Leibel Groner, who served as the Rebbe’s secretary for over 40 years. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in May of 2013.