Taking my hand, he said “I would like to show you something, and it will come to help you” (ess veit zein tzu’nootz). He then took me to a room and showed me his oldest son sitting and learning.
Daily Archives: August 11, 2017
The 3rd edition of Hadras Ponim Zokon is out-of-print and to enable the publication of an expanded 4th edition of this celebrated sefer (of approximately 1,150 pages), financial assistance is needed.
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In accordance with the Rebbe’s vision for this sefer*, Hadras Ponim Zokon is sold below cost to make it affordable to talmidei yeshiva and many seforim are donated to libraries of yeshivos and shuls and gifted to Rabonim and Roshei Yeshiva. The need for financial support for its publication is thus significant.
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- “The goal of your sefer is that through reading it, people will be more scrupulous with the prohibition of removing the beard and will realize how critically important it is to grow it. To this end, it is imperative that it actually be published and distributed” (Igros Kodesh, vol. 32, p. 133). “It is customary when printing sefarim such as this to provide a discount to yeshiva students, and to publicize that you are doing so.”
Tonight, 20 Av, marks the Yahrzeit of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, the Rebbe’s father. The Rebbe often spoke about his father’s self sacrifice on behalf of Yiddishkeit, marking the Yahrzeit each year with a special Farbrengen in his honor.
JLI presents its unique one-minute video featuring a powerful and relevant message from the weekly Parsha. This week’s video for Parshas Ekev is titled: What’s Wrong with the Status-Quo?
This Shabbos at the Besht, Rabbi Fishel Oster will lead a discussion on the topic: Shabbos and Rosh Chodesh in the clouds.
In honor of Chof Av, Kehot Publication Society is pleased to present an excerpt from a forthcoming book on the writings of the Rebbe’s father, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson. This is the first attempt at translating the kabbalistic teachings of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak into English.
Following a full year of study, the ‘Kvutzeh’ students of the central Yeshivas Tomchei Temimim in 770 posed for a group portrait, along with their teachers and Mashpi’im.
This week, we present a letter from the Rebbe in answer to claims that the Torah view does not necessarily conflict with the theory of evolution. The letter, written originally in English, is from the archives of the Rebbe’s personal trusted secretary, Rabbi Nissan Mindel.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a photo of the Rebbe talking to a young girl after he gave her a coin for tzedakah, circa 1985.
A fast moving fire quickly engulfed the second and third floors of a large apartment building on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights. One person was killed in the blaze and four others were injured. Update: Victim identified.