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Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat
 The World Commemorates Sixty Five Years 
Lubavitcher Chassidim, mekurovim, and Jews around the world are commemorating Yud Shvat. Many communities are holding their public farbrengen on Motzoei Shabbos, others celebrating tonight ■ Shturem.org will bring reports of the various Yud Shvat farbrengens and programs around the world. Shluchim, Chabad House program directors, Tmimim and Anash are invited to send in their reports, with photos, of Yud Shvat in their area ■ more
Rare Footage
 Shacharis with The Rebbe, Yud Shvat, 5740 
Photograph: Excerpt from clip

In honor of Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat, Shturem presents a rare video of the Yud Shvat 5740 of the Rebbe arriving at 770, stopping to greet R' Zalman Jaffe, entering 770 to daven Shachris at the omud, and more ■ more 

Tzomo Lecho Nafshi
 The Niggun that Says It All 
Photograph: Excerpt from JEM clip
There is no niggun that expresses our feelings, emotions, wishes,longing,prayers and hopes today, Erev Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat, as Tzomo Lecho Nafshi, sung by the Rebbe. Join the Rebbe as he sings Tzomo Lecho Nafshi ■ more 
Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat
 Rare Photos of the Frierdiker Rebbe 
In honor of Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat, Shturem.org presents a gallery of very rare pictures of the Previous Rebbe,  an audio of the Rebbe davening Mincha Yud Shvat 5739, the Rebbe saying the Maamar in 5711 and a very moving video of the Rebbe's last Yud Shvat visit to the Ohel in 5752 ■ more
Minhogei Chabad
 Erev Shabbos Shira: Don't Forget the Kasha 
There is a custom of eating black buckwheat (shvartze kasha - gretchka )on this Shabbos ■  "On Shabbos Shirah, 5702, the Previous Rebbe related that the Maharal of Prague established a custom -- hopefully the custom will be reinstituted -- that during the week before Shabbos Beshallach he would inform all the teachers and parents of small children to bring their children to the courtyard of the synagogue on Shabbos Shira ■ Basic recipe in full story ■   more
Yemei Breishis
 "Why Do You Need this Headache?" 
"A Yungerman in a Grey Hat"
"A Yungerman in a Grey Hat" | Photograph: Shturem Archives
Shliach Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus relives Yud Shvat memories: One of my favorite "Yud Shvat stories", I heard from my father, the late Reb (Avrohom) Dovid Tennenhaus, z"l. My father, originally a Viznitzer Chossid, escaped the Holocaust, leaving Romania with his family in 5698. ■The first time, in 5705 or 5706, he was unfamiliar with using the elevator, which was commonly used in order to meet the Frierdiker Rebbe on the second floor in 770. A "Yungerman" in a grey hat, who was studying in the Zal ( study hall), saw that my father was "lost ■ more
Yud Shvat 5775
 Hascholas Sefer Torah & Farbrengen 
Rabbi Meir Ashkenazi Inscribes a Letter
Rabbi Meir Ashkenazi Inscribes a Letter | Photograph: Meir Dahan
Kfar Chabad: Last night the first letters of a new Sefer Torah were inscribed during the annual Yud Shvat Farbrengen. The Sefer Torah is dedicated to the memory of Moro d'Asra Rabbi Mordechai Shmuel Ashkenazi ■ more 
Yud Shvat 5710
 Rabbi Zushe Posner Shares Memories 
Rabbi Zushe Posner was a bochur on Yud Shvat  5710 and remembers very well what had transpired in 770 and in Crown Heights on that day of the histalkus of the Previous Rebbe. In a special interview (in Hebrew)with Shturem.net he shared his eye-witness account and personal feelings and experiences then how he stood behind the Rebbe and together with him read the verses of Yoshev Beseser (read during a funeral) ■ more


Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Maariv, Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat, 5725 
Photograph: Excerpt from JEM Clip
Yud Shvat, 5725: The Rebbe davens for the omud on the 15th yahrzeit of his father-in-law and predecessor, The Frierdiker Rebbe ■ more 
B'Or Pnei Melech Chayim
 Special Yud Shvat Photo Gallery 
Photograph: Shturem Archives

In honor of Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat, the day the Rebbe took upon himself the Nesius, Shturem presents a special photo gallery of the Rebbe ■ to the gallery 

Minhogei Melech
 Minhogei Yud Shvat 
"In reply to the many questions that have been asked about a detailed schedule for the Tenth of Shvat, the yahrzeit of my revered father-in- law, the Rebbe, I would hereby suggest the following" ■ And our Nassi among them will give us wondrous tidings, and lead us along the path that leads up to the House of G-d ■ more
Implanting Chassidic Conduct
 Shaarei Chinuch Directive of the Day 
Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: The previous Rebbe writes: My saintly father, the Rebbe Rashab, organized that when he was at home (as oftentimes he would travel about to attend to his deteriorating health or to minister to communal affairs), upon my return from cheder each day, he would relate a story to me. Usually it pertained to the various customsof my saintly ancestors the Rebbeim ■ more
Benny & Chony
 Beshalach: Problems You Can't Control 
Photograph: Excerpt fron Video
Chony Miecki and Benny Friedman are back with their popular 90 second Parsha clip. This week, Parshas Beshalach, the duo expound on "What to do with problems beyond control ■ more
Neirot In - Depth Sicha
 Parshas Beshalach: Our Profession 
Parshas Beshalach - Our Profession As the Jewish people were leaving Egypt, they noticed Pharaoh pursuing them with his army, and they cried out to G - d. This Sicha gives a deeper understanding into what this prayer to G - d was all about, based on Rashi’s commentary on the verse ■ more
Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat
 Farbreng Tonight with Mashpiim and Shluchim 
In honor of Yud Shevat, marking 65 years of the Nesius of the Rebbe, and the Histalkus of the Frierdiker Rebbe, you are invited to Join a Farbrengen by phone, tonight, Thursday, layl Yud Shvat. The farbrengen will begin at 9 p.m. EST ■ A project of Vaad Or Vechom Hahiskashrus ■ more
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Every Moment in Golus is a Moment in Geula 

 “EVERY JEW CAN SWIM OVER THE RIVER ON A HANDKERCHIEF” The Midrash (Rabba 21:5) relates that when the Jews left Egypt, Pharoah sent along offerings with the Jewish people to be offered to Hashem; Also in the spiritual sense, Pharoah sent with the Jews the “ netzutzos ” (holy sparks) that were in Mitzrayim – the Jews took them out when they were liberated from Egypt. The knowledge that the golus itself brings about the elevation of the Geulah - makes it easier during the remainder of the golus ■ more


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