We present the Shalom Zochor list for the week of Parshas Tetzaveh:
Daily Archives: February 15, 2019
With great sadness we report the passing of Harav Hachosid Harav Hatomim Avraham Tzvi (ben Harav Yehudah) Landa OBM, the eldest living Chossid who survived the Second World War by escaping to Shanghai. He passed away on Friday 10 Adar 1, 5779, at 100 years old. Updated with Levaya information.
The winners of the “Bayis Raffle”: Congratulations to Dovid Monstirsky and family, from Haifa, Israel, who won six months’ rent or mortgage. Congratulations to Shcherbina Family from Chicago, IL. who won a collection of 100 Chasidus Seforim to enhance the home.
Being that this Shabbos is Parshas Titzaveh and most Anash will be reviewing the maamar V’Atah Tetzaveh, the maamar that the Rebbe personally distributed on Purim Koton 5572 (1992), just two weeks before his stroke on chof-zayin Adar Rishon. In the beginning of the maamar the Rebbe notes that it is based on the maamar that the Frierdiker Rebbe said during the farbrengen of Purim Koton 5687 (1927). I therefore thought it would be appropriate to relate part of the story of that era, which lends an insight of the intent of the Frierdiker Rebbe’s maamar, and according to many it also gives insight into the intent of the Rebbe, of why he chose to publish this maamar (which he said eleven years earlier, on Parshas Teyzaveh 5781 (1981).
The Crown Heights Jewish Community Council will hold elections for the first time in eight years. The news was released in a letter sent to the Rabonim of Crown Heights, and signed by Executive Director Eli Cohen.
Courtesy of Lubavitch Archives, we present a weekly photo of the Rebbe Rayatz as he thanks the judge who swore him in as a United States citizen, 16 Adar, 1949. On the 9th of Adar we mark the day the Rebbe Rayatz arrived to the United States. The Rebbe can be seen standing on the left.