B"H Saturday, 29 Shevat 5777 | February 25 2017
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Preparing for Primary Role
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: It is understood that this matter [chinuch in the spirit of Yiddishkeit] also applies to girls before marriageable age, for they must prepare to fulfill their primary role when the time comes – to establish a Yiddishe home. Then every one of them will become an akeres habayis ■ more

    
 
All Their Own
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: The youngest girls, as well, when they are taught to light Shabbos candles, use their own candlestick and their own candle, and they recite the bracha on their own... exactly as the mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother do. They are all united in their joy at meriting to illuminate the home together ■ more

    
 
The Immense Power
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: ...It is certain that Avraham Avinu lit Shabbos candles every erev Shabbos [after Sarah’s passing]. The Torah testifies that he reached old age and was blessed with everything; surely this includes [blessings in] the spiritual sense as well ■ more

    
 
Don't Wait for Shabbos
 Chinuch Horo'oh of the Day 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: Our custom is to name a girl during the first possible Torah reading, even if it is a weekday, and not to wait for Shabbos. If only this custom of giving a girl her name at the earliest opportunity would spread to all groups of Jews, for this matter is also connected with the hastening of the geulah ■ more

    
 
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Tanya Perek 39: Journey Through the Worlds 
Shturem.org presents Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz's weekly Tanya class in English. This week, we study Perek 39. In Perek 39 the Alter Rebbe teaches us the soul's journey through the worlds. Click here to join the shiur ■ more
    
 
PSA
 Please Note: Error in Weekly Dvar Malchus 
An error has occured in the weekly Dvar Malchus booklet. The one chapter a day Rambam study for Parshas Sh'lach is incorrect. Click on the icon below for the correct perokim for this week ■ more
    
 
Discovering Hidden Treasures
 Israel Trip to be JLI's Biggest Ever 
Combine the warmth and infectious energy of shluchim with the intensity and richness of the land of Israel, and you end up with JLI's Land and Spirit Israel trip. A deluxe, five-star experience for the entire family, the trip offers all of the classic Israel destinations packed into an extraordinary itinerary that covers the length and breadth of the country ■ more
    
 
Do It Right!
 Hilchos Chanukah in Loshon Kodesh & English 
The Rebbe's Menorah
The Rebbe's Menorah | Photograph: Shturem Archives
Shturem presents a compilation of Dinei and Minhogei Chanukah by the Beis Din Tzedek of Crown Heights, including hanhogos of Rabboseinu N'sieinu ■ more
    
 
"Unjustified"
 Rubashkin Documentary Film Released 
 The U.S. Supreme Court meets next week to consider cases to add to their docket. Among them is Rubashkin v. United States, which stars in the short documentary film "Unjustified," which premiered online yesterday ■ more
    
 
A Must Read
 Impressions: Rosh Hashana in Chabad Phuket 
Dan's Deals
Dan's Deals

Milling around the 400- capacity ballroom as freshly suntanned guests shouted in Hebrew to friends across the floor, I could have been at a wedding hall in Tel Aviv. But I wasn’t. Somehow, I had found myself some 7,500 kilometers southeast and steps away from a different beach – at a massive Rosh Hashana eve celebration hosted by Chabad of Phuket, Thailand ■ more

    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Printing Tanyas Hastens the Geulah 
It has recently been suggested with a suggestion and bakosha nafshis (soul-request) to print he sefer haTanya – the Written Torah of Chassidus (Chabad) – everywhere in each and every place where Jews are living, as this brings Torah in all these places ■ more
    
 
 A Chassidishe Farbrengen: 17 the of Tammuz 

On 17 Tammuz, the walls of the city of Yerushalayim were breached. The purpose of a wall is not to isolate oneself from the outside world, for a proper wall has gates in order to enter and leave. Rather, a wall exists to protect against the penetration of undesirable influence   more■ 

    
 
Rabbi Asher Deren
 Are You Safe? Are You Awake? 
Yes. "The lion sleeps tonight." But he will wake up. The Talmud sees this verse as a reference to the Shema, not only when we wake up in the morning with a fresh and strong spirit. But more importantly, firstly, when we lay down in the evening ■ more
    
 
From the Press
 The Synagogue League: Chabad of Kharkov 
Tens of thousands of fans and hundreds of journalists came to Kharkov Ukraine the past two weeks to take part in the Euro 2012 Football ■ Among the visitors were also Jewish fans who eagerly put on tefillin , and enjoyed kosher meals in the shule ■ Backpackers found a place to sleep in the Beis Chabad and many joined the Shabbat tefillos and meals in the Shluchim's house ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Asher Deren
 A Thought for Shabbos: Apologies to the Opposition 
Do you ever feel like you’re swimming upstream? Yes, only dead fish swim downstream, but still, why do we always feel like we’re in the opposition – especially when we’re trying to do the right thing ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 A New Thrust in Hafotzas HaMaayonos 
When the Rebbe and the Rebbetzin arrived to the USA, on the 28th of Sivan, began a new thrust in the spreading of Torah, yiddishkeit and the fountains of Chassidus in the lower hemisphere, although, physically, Mattan Torah was not in this hemisphere ■ more
    
 

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