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Rabbi Simon Jacobson
 MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 164 
Shavuos; If our Forefathers kept the Torah, what was the purpose of Mattan Torah? What is the Torah view on the US Embassy relocation to Jerusalem? Is there a difference between sadness and emptiness? Join Rabbi Simon Jacobson's Shavuos edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied, Episode 164 ■ more
The Chassidishe Parsha
 Chag HaShovuos: “Vearasticha Li Leolam” 
This week’s Parsha, Parshas Bamidbar, is always read on the Shabbos prior to Shavuos, the Holiday celebrating the receiving of the Torah. Various aspects of Matan Torah are explained and given new Chassidic meaning throughout the Maamarim included in this week’s Parsha. Below are sections of three selected Mamamrim of this week that deal with Matan Torah ■ more
Fufilling the Rebbe's Bakosho Nafshis
 Feverish Preparations for Achdus Farbrengens 
Farbrengen in 770
Farbrengen in 770 | Photograph: Odelia S.
Rabbonim, Mashpiim, Shluchim and Shluchos the world over are feverishly preparing for local farbrengens which wil take place on Shabbos afternoon, as per the Rebbe's "Bakosho Nafshis" on Parshas Bechukosai, 5746 ■ more
AD MOSAI? Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Tragedy: HaTomim Menachem Mendel Bruchstat, OB"M 
Photograph: CHI
With great sadness and pain, we inform you of the untimely passing of Hatomim Menachem Mendel Bruchstat, OBM, of Crown Heights. He was 19 years old. Levaya and Shiva information will be posted when it becomes available ■ more
He Can Sense It
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 
Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: Even when a child is small and not able yet to grasp the meaning of Torah and kedushah, he can already sense that his home is different from other homes, and thus he is automatically not influenced by other children ■ more
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Why Tefillin? 50 Years of Mivtza Tefillin 
Fifty years ago, 5727 (1967) several days before the Six- Day-War , the Rebbe initiated “ mivtza Tefillin ” (the Tefillin campaign) – encouraging Jews world-wide to put on Tefillin , thereby helping our brethren in Eretz Yisrael . Tefillin has a special effect that it brings fear upon the enemies of the Jews, as the vers e states “all the nations of the world will see that the name of Hashem is called upon you and they will be in awe of you ■ more
Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus
 A Small Bite of Shabbos Delight 

It was on Shabbos Bamidbar 5727, on the 24th of Iyar, Shabbos Mevarchim Sivan, 50 years ago, that the Rebbe launched the famous "Tefillin Campaign", - מבצע תפילין, just two days before the Six Day War began. The Rebbe requested that his followers put on Tefillin with soldiers of the IDF (and on all Jewish males over 13) as a means of protection for Israel and its citizens ■ more

Got Bitachon?
 Story: Humility was Victorious 
There was once a king who while out on a trip came across a beautiful clearing where he heard the most heartwarming tunes being played on a flute. He discovered that in close proximity there was shepherd happily playing his flute while out on the green meadow with his sheep. The king approached the shepherd and engaged him in conversation ■ more
Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm
 Parshas Bamidbar: A Halacha in the Parsha 
What is the connection between Matan Torah and Bamidbar? Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm, Dean of the Online Smicha Program, prepares us for the upcoming Yom Tov ■ more
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Bamidbar: How Hashem Shows His Love for Us 
How does Hashem show his love for us? Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz addresses this question in his weekly Parsha shiur, based on the Sichos Kodesh of The Rebbe ■ more
 Urgent Tehillim for Young Chayeles 
Please take a moment of your busy day to say Tehillim and give tzedoko l'zchus Shaina Shira bas Chaya Tzirelia, a young Chayeles in Tzivos Hashem who is need of our tefillos and Heavenly mercy right now ■ more
The Best Chinuch
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: Family life that is good and frum, and the refined manner in which husband and wife relate to each other – in addition to being one of the mitzvos that Hashem has given us the privilege to fulfill – is indirectly also the best chinuch ■ more

Not Stam
 Yagdil Torah Stam Awareness Event 
A special Stam awareness event hosted by Yagdil Torah and featuring senior Stam expert Rabbi Dovid Yehuda Greenfeld of Vaad Mishmeres Stam, will take place iy"H tomorrow, Wednesday, at 8:15 ■ more
A First for Shomrei Shabbos
 UMD Holds Alternate Graduation Ceremony 
For the first time ever, the University of Maryland, College Park hosted an alternative graduation ceremony this Sunday (May 21) to accommodate 22 observant Jewish students who were unable to attend their Saturday graduation because it took place on the Jewish Sabbath ■ more
RCP to President Trump:
 No "Two Nations for Two People" 
Photograph: Shturem Archive Photo
Large ads appeared in Israeli English-language newspapers this morning in which prominent Israeli Rabbis petitioned US President Donald Trump to avoid falling prey to the mistakes of previous US administrations. The ad, sponsored by the Rabbinical Congress for Peace, reminded the President that every earlier attempt to negotiate an Arab-Israeli peace agreement based on the principle of “land for peace” not only failed, but led to further bloodshed ■ more
Shock and Disgust
 Meah Shearim: Vandals Desecrate Lubavitcher Shul 
Shock and disgust: Anonymous vandals  broke into the old Chabad shul in Meah She'arim last Friday night, wrecking and trashing  the shul walls, stealing books and pamphlets, and damaging everything in hand. The acts were discovered when the legendary gabbai Rabbi Zvi Chanun returned as usual on Friday night in order to lock the shul gates ■ more

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