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The Rebbe's Soldiers
 Talmidei HaShluchim to Eretz haKodesh Convene 

Dozens of Talmidei HaShluchim sent to the Lubavitcher Yeshivos in Eretz Yisroel are the elite tmimim making a difference in the lives of the local Tmimim and communities. This Shabbos they came together for a Shabbos Achdus and Kinus in Tzfas.  Rabbis Yitzchok Goldberg, YY Chitrik and Yaakov Reices farbrenged and addressed the Tmimim.  The Kinus was coordinated by Rabbi Shmuel Reinitz and Vaad Talmidei HaTmimim Haolomi.


Video of the Day
 Rabbi Farkash Shares an Amazing Rebbe Story 
Rabbi Yekusiel Farkash is a prominent halachic authority living in Yerushalayim. He shares an amazing story of how the Rebbe's advice saved his doctor-friend's wife from fatal illness, through a change of diet ■ more 
Sichas Kodesh
 Minhogei Sfirah after Lag Baomer 
Photograph: Avner Institute
There are those who keep Sfirah customs even after Lag Baomer, and this is also Minhag Chabad, as seen from our Rabbeim, concerning haicuts etc ■ to the Sicha
Toras Chaim
 All Your Deeds Should Be for the Sake of Heaven 
Photograph: Excerpt from JEM clip

Living the Torah: Not a single part of a Jew's day -- whether in the realm of thought, speech, or action -- is disconnected from Torah. In the words of the Sages: "All your deeds should be for the sake of Heaven." All a person's activities, without exception, must be infused with the vibrance of his or her relationship with G-d ■ more 

Audio of the Day
 Is Tachanun Said on Motzoei Pesach Sheini? 
Photograph: Shturem Archives
In 5743, the Rebbe raised the issue of saying tachanun on Motzoei Pesach Sheini.  In this audio clip, the Rebbe discusses the various Halachic aspects, but doesn't come to a conclusion ■ to the Sicha
13th Annual Kinus
 The Rebbe's French Army Convenes 

Hundreds of the Rebbe's Shluchim in France, under the auspices of Bais Lubavitch, Paris, joined in the 13th annual Kinus HaShluchim.  The organization is headed by Rabbi Shmuel (Muleh) Azimov.  The Kinus included workshops, speeches, panels, a special salute dinner and of course, the group photo ■ To the photo gallery



"Berke Shul"
 New Shul Dedicated in Kfar Chabad 
Chanukas Habayis

A new shul -"Berke's Shul"- was dedicated in Kfar Chabad on Thursday, named after Rabbi Sholom Dov Ber Lipsker, ob"m. R' Dov was a gabbai in Bais Menachem, alongside managing his famed Hyper-Lipsker supermarket. Sons Zami and Tzvika, yibodlu l'chaim tovim- established the new shuls just days after getting up from shiva ■ photos 



The Inside Story:
 The Rebbe Influenced the Release of Soviet Jews 
In this talk given at an event celebrating the 110 years since the Rebbe's birth and the 30th cycle of the daily learning of Rambam in S. Paulo Brazil, Rabbi Avrohom Shemtov, senior Shliach of the Rebbe, shares the fascinating story of his involvement in a particular operation to release a large number of Jews from Soviet Russia ■ more 
111: Yud Alef Nissan, 5772
 Kfar Chabad Farbrengen Gallery 

 Kfar Chabad residents celebrated Yom HaBohir  Yud Alef Nissan with a gala Chassidishe farbrengen, on Motzoei Shabbos HaGodol. Rabbi Mordechai Shmuel Ashkenzai, Moro d'Asra, and Mashpiim Rabbis Zalman Gopin and Menachem Mendel Gurewitz farbrenged with the huge crowd.

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A Historic Farbrengen
 The Rebbe Prints Hemshech Ayin Beis 
"For many years now, I have been troubled by the fact that many other Chasidic discourses have been printed, while this extraordinary series never was. If I have the ability publish it, and I haven't yet done so, I'm taking upon myself the responsibility for withholding these teachings. On the other hand, for several reasons I was afraid to publish it... Until I thought of a solution: Why must I take the responsibility upon myself alone ■ more
Video of the Day
 The Friediker Rebbe Plays Hide and Seek 
Photograph: Excerpt from JEM
HoRav HaChossid R' Chonye Morosow served as a personal secretary to the fifth and sixth Lubavitcher Rebbes in Russia. His son, Reb Mendel, was born in 5676 ■ more
30 Years of Limud HaRambam
 Neither Rain..Siyum HaRambam in Tveria 
Nothing can deter the Rebbe's Chassidim frm fulfilling a holy horoa, and this was proved once again last night as the annual Siyum HaRambam took place as scheduled at the Tzion of the Rambam in Tveria, under torrential rains.  After the Siyum, a gala celebration was held.  To the gallery
Mazel Tov!
 Mizrachi - Ben Shitrit Chasene Gallery 
Mizrachi - Ben Shitrit Chasene Gallery

 Last night the Mizrachi (Kfar Chabad) and Ben Shitrit (Yavne) celebrated the chasene of their children HaTomim Yeshayahu Dovid and Reut. Hundreds of guests joined the families in their simcha.  To the gallery



Mazel Tov!
 Segal - Rivkin Chasene Gallery 
Segal - Rivkin Chasene Gallery

 Last night the Segal (Kiryat Tivon) and Rivkin (Kfar Chabad) families celebrated the chasene of their children HaTomim Sholom (ben R' Shlomo Yehuda) and Tziviah (bas R' Binyomin), in Kfar Chabad. Shturem photographer Eliyahu Levi was on hand  to document the simcha. To the gallery

Mazel Tov!
 Porush - Gelbstein Chasene Gallery 
Porush - Gelbstein Chasene Gallery

 Last night the Porush (Yerushalayim) and Gelbstein (Kfar Chabad) families celebrated the chasene of their children HaTomim Schneur Zalman and Chaya.  Many members of Anash, including Rabbonim, askonim, public figures and more joined the families in the simcha at the Beis Menachem Hall in Kfar Chabad.

Shturem's Meir Alfasi
 Tanya Warms Coldest Spot on Earth 

He may not stand up and be counted at the Kinus roll call, but our very own Meir Alfasi has once again made a Kiddush Shem Lubavitch.  Meir travels the world with his trusty camera, and makes sure to conquer each spot for the Rebbe by printing a Tanya there.  No place is too remote or diffucult to access for Meir when fulfilling the Rebbe's horoas are at stake. Here's a breathtaking gallery of his latest kibush - Antartica.

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