B"H Saturday, 20 Iyar 5776 | May 28 2016
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Equal to All Mitzvos
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 
Photograph: JEM Screen Shot

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day:The mitzvah of tzitzis is equal to all the mitzvos. When a Yid, even a child who has reached the age of chinuch, wears a tallis katan (tzitzis), he fulfills what is written וראיתם אותו וזכרתם את כל מצוות ה? ועשיתם אותם (“you shall see it and remember all Hashem’s mitzvos, and you shall do them ■ more

The Chassidishe Parsha
 Parshas Behar: “ Es Shabsosaiy Tishmoru 

 Likkutei Torah -Parshas Behar “ Es Shabsosaiy Tishmoru .... ” (Chutz Laretz) Parshas Behar discusses the Mitzvah of Shabbos. While there are many verses in the Torah that discuss the Mitzvah of Shabbos, one particular verse in this Parsha holds special significance because it reveals to us a new meaning and inner dimension contained within Shabbos. The verse does not enter into a lengthy discussion to describe this hidden secret of Shabbos, but rather alludes to it with a simple word modification used in the commandment ■ more

Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Rejoicing with the Simcha of Rashbi 

REJOICING LAG B’OMER WITH SIMCHA of RASHB”Y:  Lag B’Omer, the day of rejoicing of the great Sage Rebbi Shimon bar Yochai, should be a time of gatherings for Jewish children with emphasis on the teachings and directives of RaShBY. Especially, since we are presently in the generation of Ikvesa d’Meshicha (heels of Moshiach) , and moreover, in Ikvesa d’ikvesa (the “heels of the heels”) , single moments before the Geulah  ■ more

Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus
 A Small Bite of Shabbos Delight 
This week we learn, live and read the Torah portion Behar (Bechukosai in Eretz Yisroel). We study the fourth chapter of Pirkei Avos. Being that this year is an election year, it is appropriate to mention a teaching from the Rebbe, taught in a year that elections were held, that is connected to elections ■ more
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Lerer - Makovitzky Chasene Gallery 
Lerer - Makovitzky Chasene Gallery
Mazel Tov! The Lerer (Yavne) and Makovitzky (Bnei Brak) families celebrated the marriage of their children HaTomim Chananel and Reut. The chasene took place at the Bais Menachem Hall in Kfar Chabad ■ to the photo gallery
Lag Sameach
 Why Eggs? Minhogei Lag B'Omer 
It is customary to eat carobs on Lag BaOmer. This commemorates a lifesaving miracle that Rabbi Shimon experienced. For a period of thirteen years, Rabbi Shimon and his son were fugitives from the Roman regime, in hiding in a cave in Northern Israel. Miraculously a carob tree grew at the entrance of the cave, providing nourishment for its two holy occupants ■ more
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Lag B'Omer 5720: The Rebbe at the Park 
Lag B'Omer 5720
Lag B'Omer 5720 | Photograph: Excerpt fron JEM Video
RARE FOOTAGE: The Rebbe visits Prospect Park, Lag B'omer 5720: WATCH a rare clip from one of the earliest parades with the Rebbe featuring narration by Eli Lipsker ■ more
Lag B'Omer, Hakhel, 5776
 Don't Miss: Live Broadcast from Meron 
Watch Live! Live Broadcast from Meron, the holy resting place of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai ■ more
2 Sherpas, 10 Tuna, 1Tanya
 Meir Alfasi Conquers Mount Everest 
Photograph: Israel Hayom
A Chabad emissary took Judaism to new heights recently when he climbed Mount Everest to print a copy of the Chabad book of mysticism, "The Tanya," on the world's highest mountain.Meir Elfassy, 30, who works as a "wandering emissary," set out on a two-week adventure with two Sherpas, 10 cans of tuna, matzot, a package of paper and a printer ■ more
Lag B'Omer, Hakhel, 5776
 London Jewry Marches for Rabbi Shimon 
Photograph: Shturem
The traffic in London came to a standstill this morning as men, women and children paraded in unity in honor of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. The gala Lag B'Omer Parade featured talmidim and talmidos from all the Lubavitcher mosdos ■ more
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Audio: The Rebbe Counts 33 Days Lo'Omer 
Inspiring Audio: The Rebbe counts thirty three days to the Omer ■ more
Lag B'Omer, Hakhel, 5776
 Horowitz & Twerski's 32nd Annual Hadloko 
Photograph: CHI
A Lag Ba’omer bonfire and celebration took place for the 32nd year running on Empire Boulevard, in the backyard of the Horowitz family home. Together, the Horowitz family and Rabbi Nachman Twerski held their annual ‘Hadlokoh’ of a Bonfire in honor of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai ■ more
Attention Anash
 Urgent Tehillim and Tzedoko Needed 
Please join Anash worldwide in Tehillim and tzedoko l'zchus a young Shlucha, Rivka bas Shifra Aviva, in desperate need of our tefillos now. Kapitlach Chof and Lamed (20 and 30) ■ more
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Behar: Avoiding the Downfalls of Life 
Join Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz in his weekly shiur on the Parsha. This week, Parshas Behar, Rabbi Minkowicz addresses the timely question: "How can you avoid the downfalls of life ■ more
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 13 Unique Photos from Thirteen Parades 
Photograph: JEM
As Lag B'omer approaches, we’re reminded of the precious opportunity we had to witness such glory. With jam packed crowds surrounding, the Rebbe would partake in this momentous occasion with love and care for each and every child ■ more
Hakhel in Montreal
 300 Beth Rivkah Alumni Unite for Reunion 
Photograph: Esther Malka Levertov / Nachas Photography
They came from around the world: Israel, England, Ohio, Mexico, New York and elsewhere. Over 300 women, all alumni of Beth Rivkah-Montreal, gathered together for a gala reunion on Sunday, Pesach Sheini. Those who couldn’t attend the event sent in recorded messages that were displayed during the event.At the event, the alumni paid tribute to Rabbi Eliezer Wenger, OBM ■ more

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