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Upon hearing the details of the Rebbe’s campaign to sign up every Jew for a letter in a Sefer Torah at the Chabad Air stand at JFK Airport, Harav Herschel Shachter, a renowned Posek and Rav at YU, along with his Rebbetzin, purchased for their entire family in the Unity and Children’s Sefer Torah.

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Weekly Story: Coming on Time

As is well known during the saga of the Seforim, the Rebbe spoke about the importance of preparing for Yud Shevat especially during the thirty days from the tenth of Teves. Among the points he mentioned, was the instruction that a test should be given following every ten days. Therefore, I am posting a story that is relevant mainly to the students of our schools.

How Strangers Gave a Holocaust Survivor a Jewish Funeral

Living on the rough-and-tumble South Side of Chicago, it had been decades since Jakob, a child of a Holocaust survivor, had been in contact with organized Jewish community life, which is mostly concentrated in the city’s northern sections. By now in his 80s, his health had taken a turn for the worse, and it appeared that his life was coming to an end.

Expand770: Where Is The Logic?

We were given marching orders by our Moshe, our Rebbe. He told us that 770 is Beis Rabeinu Shebibovel, and we have the obligation of expanding the shul as much as is needed in order to accommodate all those who want to come to Beis Rabeinu. But where is the logic?