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It's Not Spring Cleaning
 Mivtza Matza in Greater Hartford 
Photograph: Fox CT
It’s almost time to clean out your cabinets and bring out the special plates. No, it’s not spring cleaning. It’s Passover, the celebration of the Jews being freed from slavery in Egypt.The eight-day holiday begins a week from Friday, and one important item to stock up on before the supermarkets run out is matzo ■ more
    
 
"It's the Real Deal"
 Igniting the Spark in Greater Boston 
Photograph: George Rizer/ Boston Globe
As Passover approaches, Rabbi Mendel Gurkow of Stoughton gets on the phone each morning and talks to people who need matzo and a seder to attend. In Lexington, Rabbi Alti Bukiet spends his days preparing for a community seder being held at his synagogue on Friday night. In Swampscott, Rabbi Yossi Lipsker has been holding mobile matzo baking at synagogues, senior living homes, and at Whole Foods to explain the mystical qualities of unleavened bread ■ more
    
 
Chabad of Pacific Northwest
 Second Russian Shabbaton Great Success 
The Second Russian Shabbaton of the Pacific Northwest took place last weekend, under the auspices of Rabbi Yechezkel and Ora Rapoport, co-directors of the Chabad of the Pacific Northwest Russian Program ■ Featured speakers included Rabbi Hirsch Rabiski, spiritual leader or Maon Noam network in Ontario, Canada, Mrs. Miriam Rabin, author and therapist based in Toronto, Canada, Rabbi Sholom Ber and Mrs. Chaya Elishevitz, Shluchim in Bellevue, WA. Ms. Shimona Rapoport ■ more
    
 
A Nobelman Joining a Dog??
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day 
Photograph: Excerpt fron JEM Video
[During the Pesach of 5703, the previous Rebbe related the following incident from his childhood years:] For the Pesach of 5650 - I was several months short of my tenth birthday at the time - a new suit of clothes was made up for me, together with a brand new pair of shoes.In Lubavitch, the preparations for the festival were in a meticulous and thorough manner. On the day preceeding Pesach, a strict procedure was followed: first, all chametz was searched out and eradicated from the yard, chicken coop, and stable ■ more
    
 
Vaad Or Vechom
 Global Yud Alef Nissan Events 
Vaad Or Vechom coordinated a series of farbrengens in honor of Yud Alef Nissan, in venues spanning the globe ■ more
    
 
Global Teleconference
 Preparing for Yud Alef Nissan and Pesach 

Tune in to a special Pre-Yud Alef Nissan teleconference featuring Rabbi Majeski and Rabbi Feller-"Preparing for Yud Alef Nissan and Pesach" Tonight,  Motzoei Shabbos, 8 Nissan, at 10 p.m., Machon Chana alumni and all others who wish to join in will gather for a global telephone conference ■ more

    
 
Lubavitch of Manchester
 Mazel Tov! First 770 in UK Approved 
The first 770 coming to the UK! Yeshivas Lubavitch Manchester has been granted planning permission for the redevelopment of the Beis Menacham School at Park Lane, Broughton Park, to provide a 20,000 sq ft yeshiva, school, and Shul ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Why Atonement on Shabbos HaGodol? 

WHY DO WE MENTION “ATONEMENT OF SINS” ON SHABBOS HAGODOL In every generation and every day a person is obliged to regard himself as if he had that day come out from Egypt. In the avoda of a person, there is redemption from Mitzraim every day. And when a person does his avoda, and it is done with alacrity – it brings about the revelation of the Geula ■ more

    
 
The Chassidishe Parsha
 Parshas Tzav: ôVeachaltem Achol Vesavoa" 
The Chassidishe Parsha: “Veachaltem Achol Vesavoa…” Many of the rituals of our Torah involve eating foods. One of the main commandments involved in the offering of a sacrifice is the eating of the meat by the Kohanim. In this week’s Parshah, Parshas Tzav, the eating of the Karbanos by the Kohanim is dealt with at length and was one of the preparatory stages for the final inauguration of the Mishkan ■ more
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Gluckowsky - Luria Chasene Gallery 
Gluckowsky - Luria Chasene Gallery
Gluckowsky - Luria Chasene Gallery | Photograph: Nitai Abel/Shturem
Mazel Tov! Last night the Gluckowsky (Rechovot) and Luria (Bnei Brak) families celebrated the marriage of their children HaTomim Eliezer and Chaykie ■ more
    
 
Four Million Matzos!!
 Handmade Shmura Matza Making the Rounds 
Photograph: JWeekly
Handmade shmurah matzah is all the rage, and by the time you read this, Costco and Whole Foods and even some of the smaller markets that carry it probably will be completely out ● Landa said the Chabad-Lubavitch movement will distribute an estimated 4 million handmade shmurah matzahs worldwide this year. Locally, more than 40 Chabad rabbis in the greater Bay Area are distributing it ● more
    
 
Tonight LIVE (9pm ET):
 Four Chassidim Relive "The Rebbe's Seder" 

The Beis Medrash L'Shluchim is proud to host tonight Thursday, 6 Nissan 9pm ET, "The Rebbe's Seder", a four-member panel of Chassidim that merited to attend the Rebbe's Seder. For many years, Rabbi Yisroel Shmotkin and Rabbi Leibel Schapiro were zoche to be present from the beginning of the Seder. Rabbi Yosef Minkowitz, and Rabbi Shloma Zarchi would join during the Seder and witnessed many unique Hanhogos and moments ■ more

    
 
Video
 Rube Goldberg Pesach Story Machine 
Photograph: Screen Shot
Technion students get ready for Passover, the festival of freedom, and let their imagination run wild. Watch closely as this Rube Goldberg Machine created by students from the Faculties of Mechanical Engineering and Architecture and Town Planning relates highlights of the Passover story ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 How Can You Always Be Happy 
Join Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz in his weekly short Parsha video. This week, Parshas Tzav, Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: "How can you always be happy ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm
 Tzav: Can Earthenware be Kashered? 
Join Online Smicha's Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm's weekly Halacha shiur, based on the weekly Parsha. This week, Parshas Tzav, Rabbi Wilhelm expounds on the halochos regarding the kashering of earthenware ■ more
    
 
Cheder Chabad Girls of LI
 A Lubavitch School for Lubavitcher Girls 
Illustration Photo
Illustration Photo
 Cheder Chabad Girls of Long Island will be opening this fall with Pre1a, 1st and 2nd grades, and will be located in Lynbrook, NY. ● "The time is now." Rivkie, an involved parent said. "There are more and more Shluchim and Anash moving to Long Island. We have been dreaming of a solid Chabad school for our girls out here on the Island. Now, iy"h, it will be a reality ● more
    
 

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