B"H Thursday, 29 Tishrey 5775 | October 23 2014
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 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
    
 
Chof Teves
 Yohrtzeit of the Rambam 
Kever HaRambam in Tveria
Kever HaRambam in Tveria | Photograph: Shturem Archives
Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, Talmudist, Halachist, physician, philosopher and communal leader, known in the Jewish world by the acronym "Rambam" and to the world at large as "Maimonedes," is one of the most important figures in the history of Torah scholarship; on his gravestone were inscribed the words, "From Moshe to Moshe, none arose as Moshe ■ 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
    
 
Rabbi Yehoishofot Oliver
 Educating for Yididishkeit by Raising Leaders 
We live in an age and culture in which, for better or worse, the average young person has an independent streak that makes it harder for him or her to obediently follow the example of the older generation. They feel a strong need to forge their own path, to individuate from their parents and elders. How are we to handle this phenomenon ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Yehoishofot Oliver
 Weekdays and ShabbosTwo Levels of Heart 

The weekdays and Shabbos—two levels of the heart ■ The mizbeach represents the Jew’s process of “sacrificing” his or her inner self to Hashem. Thus, the Mishkan contained two altars, the outer and inner altar, representing the two general stages in the Jew’s service of Hashem ■ more

    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 We Need to Know "Who is Who" 

When the Rebbe my father-in-law announced in his “Kol Koira’s” (public proclamations) about “L’alter L’T’shuva L’Alter L’Geula” immediate T’shuva (repentance) immediate Redemption, the Rebbe’s chassidim (followers) disseminated these proclamations about the imminent coming of Moshiach, and they added that “the Rebbe is the one ■ more

    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Two Periods in the Era of Moshiach 
The Rambam writes in Hilchos Melochim ch. 12: “One is not to presume that in the Era of Moshiach anything of the world’s natural order will be nullified or that there will be any innovation in the order of creation; Rather the world will continue according to its natural pattern ■ more
    
 

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