Shluchim Office Relaunches Tefillin Bank

This week marks the 50th anniversary since The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, launched the global tefillin campaign in the days before the Six-Day War, when he publicly called for every Jew to fulfill the mitzvah of donning phylacteries. In the half century that’s passed since then, tefillin has become synonymous with Chabad on a global scale–and they aim to keep it that way.

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Video: What Did the Original Shavuos Actually Change?

The day on which we received the Torah from the Creator should be exciting, but knowing that our ancestors learned Torah long before it was given on Har Sinai kind of puts a damper on things . . . until we understand what actually happened. My Judaism has made a short engaging video that clarifies what exactly changed on Shavuos in lay man’s terms.

Here’s My Story: She’s Not For You

Rabbi Meilech Leib DuBrow, a KosherFit Master Coach, is the founder of Kosher Health & Fitness, based in Los Angeles, where he was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in September of 2011.