B"H Saturday, 29 Shevat 5777 | February 25 2017
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Chabad of UB
 Serving a $1Grand Weekly Shabbos Meal 
Photograph: The Spectrum
Every Friday night, Rivka Gurary serves a $1,000 meal to her family. She spends two to three days preparing dishes of chicken, soup, challah, gefilte fish, rice, salads and desserts – from scratch.  The meal is not only for her immediate family – her husband, Rabbi Moshe Gurary and their five children – but also the entire Jewish community at UB ■ more
    
 
Woodmont Chabad
 Something Good from Something Bad 
Photograph: NBCConnecticut.com
With Rosh Hashanah fast approaching, the Hebrew Congregation of Woodmont Chabad in Milford doesn't have much time to open its doors again after a fire last fall destroyed most of the synagogue's interior and damaged the social hall next door ■ more
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Mrs. Leah Edelman, OB"M 
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Leah Edelman, OBM, of Paris, France. The levaye will take place on Wednesday, Chof Tes Elul, at Shamgar Funeral Home in Yerushalayim, at 9:00 AM ■ more
    
 
From the Press
 Tmimim Will Spend Rosh Hashana in Jail 
The NEW YORK POST reports that Rabbis Yoel Pesso and Chezky Weiss are planning to turn the chapel at Sunset Park’s Metropolitan Detention Center into a makeshift shul this week so that they can hold services for about 30 inmates ■ more
    
 
Lubavitcher Tekios
 Veteran Ba'al Tokea Demonstrates 
Photograph: Meir Alfasi

A "must see" before Rosh Hashana: Rabbi Moshe Halperin is the long time ba'al tokea at the Beis Menachem Shul in Kfar Chabad. In this pre-Rosh Hashana video, he demonstrates the tekios step by step according to Minhag Chabad. This video, in Hebrew, will aid Tmimim on Shlichus to blow the shofar accurately ■ more 

    
 
HaChayol
 The First Weekly Chassidishe Magazine 
From Seoul, South Korea to Istanbul, Turkey and from Cape Town, South Africa to Sumy, Ukraine, over 5,000 chayolim eagerly anticipate the arrival of HaChayol Magazine each week. And their anticipation pays off ■ more
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Rabbi Motty Berger, OB"M 
With profound sadness and deep pain we inform you of the untimely passing of HaRav HaChossid, HaTomim, HaShliach Rabbi (Motty) Mordechai Yosef Shimon ben Yerachmiel Menachem Berger, ob"m, at age 66 ■ more
    
 
Video of the Day
 Slichos in Tomchei Tmimim Brunoy 
Photograph: Anachinfos.net
Video of the Day: Slichos in Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim Al Derech k'Lubavitch, Brunoy. Thanks to Anachinfos.net for sharing this clip ■ To the video 
    
 
Projeto Alicerces
 Tour of Jewish Europe Deepens Commitment 
Photograph: Ilan Ejzykowicz

Mauricio Costin, 23, recently returned from his second trip with Projeto Alicerces—Portuguese for Project Foundations—which took some 100 Brazilian youth to Europe in July. In preparation, students spent the better part of a year learning about Judaism at local Chabad houses around the country; those who lived too far from a Chabad center studied online ■ more
  

    
 
Urgent Call
 Help Restock the Shaitel Gemach 
With the yomim tovim quickly approaching and too many people feeling the pinch of the economic downturn, more women than ever before have been calling the gemach, desperate for what is likely the only new item they'll acquire for Yom Tov ■ more
    
 
Moi Armia Admura
 The Russian Army Helps Shliach Build Shul 
The Rebbe's Soldat and the Russian Soldiers
The Rebbe's Soldat and the Russian Soldiers

Shliach Rabbi Yossi Morozow of Ulyavonsk relates: Our shul has very limited space- 22 seats in all. Our dining room is very small as well. On Rosh Hashana we have a crowd of one hundred Yidden, and we erect a tent to accommodate the crowd ■ more 

    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: HaShlucha Mrs. Laya Block 
With sadness we inform you of the passing Mrs. Laya Block, a Shlucha who served in London, Ontario for over 50 years. She passed away Shabbos morning at the age of 79 ■ more
    
 
Tishrei in Lubavitch:770
 Photo Gallery: Shokeldik to Slichos 
Photograph: Yisroel Belixofsky

Motzoei Shabbos. 770 is packed to capacity as thousands of orchim, local Anash and Ttmimim and Yidden from all affiliations crowd in to Bais Chayeinu for the first Selichos ■ more 

    
 
Is War Imminent?
 Iron Dome Near Kfar Chabad 
Photograph: Moishele Gutman

On Motzoei Shabbos, an Iron Dome counter rocket battery was deployed, passing Kfar Chabad on the way to its destination ■ more 

    
 
Tishrei in Lubavitch
 "Shokeldik" in Kfar Chabad 

As per the famed and cherished minhog in Lubavitch to go "shokeldik" to Slichos, a farbrengen took place in the Zal in TTL in Kfar Chabad ■ more 

    

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