It should be remembered that according to the Torah itself, it is impossible for every Jew, as an individual, to fulfill all the 613 Mitzvos. Apart from mitzvos which are applicable only in Eretz Yisroel and during the time that the Beis Hamikdash is in existence, there are mitzvos which are obligatory only to Kohanim for example, while there are mitzvos which a Kohen is precluded from fulfilling. But by virtue of the fact that all Jewish people are one entity, like one organism, every individual who fulfills his or her obligations to the extent of their G-d-given capacities, share in the totality of the effort and accomplishment.
Daily Archives: March 15, 2018
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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.”
Tucked into the side of a mountain with the resting place of Rabbi Simeon ben Yohai, the author of the Zohar, looming in the distance, Yeshivah Temimei Darech was founded nine years ago with a low budget and high hopes by two young English-speaking Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis. They, like their students, are ba’alei teshuvah, those who have returned to a life of full-fledged Jewish observance.
Reb Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin visited United Lubavitcher Yeshiva on Chof Zayin Adar, sharing personal experiences and the lessons the Talmidim can learn from them.
This weekly fast moving — yet inspiring — 1-minute video on the weekly Parsha is created by Yitzchok Schmuckler, a Bochur from Montreal. This week’s video for Parshas Vayikra is titled: The Internal Solution
After reading the Op-Ed titled “Will It Just Remain a Dream,” Brocha Lipszyc, Shlucha at Chabad of Oyster Bay, is reminded how 26 long years have passed, and the Geulah has yet to come. She points out “there is something major that the Rebbe had clearly stated that has not been done.”
There are more than 6,000 “Lone Soldiers” currently enlisted in the Israeli Defense Forces. These are young men and women from around the world, usually teenagers, who leave their homes to enlist in the army without the support of family or friends nearby. Chayal el Chayal offers these soldiers a warm home away from home.
CTeen recently released a music video in honor of the organization’s 10th annual Shabbaton. Sung by Israeli singer Gad Elbaz, the video made its debut at the recent NYC Shabbaton, which gathered over 2,500 participants from around the world.
Dr. Mottel Greenbaum is a psychiatrist in private practice. He lives with his wife and family in Melbourne, Australia, where he was interviewed in July of 2016.
Over 60 fathers and sons gathered for a finale event to this years season of Avos U’banim in Coral Springs, FL. Taking place over the past 18 weeks, they shared time every Motzai Shabbos to study together and were treated to banquet.
Two bus-loads of Beis Rivkah of Montreal High School students visited five Montreal Jewish schools and presented a specially prepared, original, interactive educational program for the young children.
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha — Vayikra. This week he answers the question: How can we come Face to Face with Hashem? – based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.