Special Story: The Power Of Willpower

On Friday I received a whattsapp with a powerful message of the Rebbe Rashab which is extremely appropriate for our times. At the same time I would like to reiterate my appreciation for your feedback on these stories as well as the virtual farbrengen on Thursday evening, which was graciously hosted by Merkos302.

Did You Say the ‘Nasi’ Today? (Daled Nissan)

From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.

Video of the Day

The Bar Mitzvah celebration of Menachem Levi Pfeffer, like countless others was cancelled. A Bar Mitzvah Celebration with friends and family in a beautiful hall never came to fruition. So the family put together a movie in honor of all those that got them to this wonderful day.

Weekly Story: The Histalkus of the Rebbe Rashab

As today, (Friday), Beis Nissan is the centennial (100) year of the histalkus of the Rebbe Rashab, as well as the day the Frierdiker Rebbe became Rebbe, I am posting the chapter on his histalkus from my upcoming biography on the Rebbe Rashab. Presently, it is over 580 pages (and will be bezras Hashem approximately 625 pages).

Did you say the ‘Nasi’ Today? (Alef Nissan)

From the Safer Haminhagim: Every day from Rosh Chodesh Nissan until the twelfth of the month, one reads the passage that describes the offering brought on that day by a particular Nasi, or tribal prince, for the dedication of the altar of the Mishkan. Yehi Ratzon in the Extended Article.

Here’s My Story: An Angel With A Cushion

Rabbi Yossy Goldman has served as a Chabad emissary in Johannesburg, South Africa, since 1976. He is the senior rabbi at the city’s Sydenham Shul and president of the South African Rabbinical Association. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter Project in October of 2014.

8:00pm: Coronavirus – Letter From Milan: How Can We Hold On?

The topics in this week’s 301st episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Coronavirus: Letter From Milan: How Can We Hold On? Where Is G-d in All of This? Why Is It Happening These Days – the Most Joyous and Liberating Time of the Year? Who Do We Turn to Today for Answers? What Is Our Responsibility When a Plague Breaks Out? If We Follow All the Health Guidelines and Also Say Tehillim Are We Guaranteed Not to Get the Virus? How Do We Balance Caution and Positivity? How Did Our Leaders Respond to Epidemics in the Past? How Can Isolation Be Seen in a Positive Light?