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Rabbi & Mrs. Chaim Scheiman
 New Shluchim Join the Rebbe's Army 
Photograph: Shmais
Mazel Tov! Rabbi and Mrs. Chaim and Chaya Mushka Scheiman will be the first Shluchim to the Hinda Institute (formerly known as the Jewish Prisoner's Assistance Foundation) in Des Plaines IL ■ more
    
 
BORUCH DAYAN HOEMES
 Loss: Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Z"L 

Boruch Dayan Hoemes: With sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Z"L, minutes ago, after a serious setback in his condition. He passed away at the Bais refuah Hadassah Ein Karem, with his family and close followers at his bedside ■ more

    
 
Massive Tefillos:
 Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Condition Deteriorating 
Last night (Monday), saw a deterioration in the condition of the former Chief Rabbi and spiritual head of the Shas party. Sources from Jerusalem's Hadassah Ein Karem Hospital have said his condition is "unstable" and "very serious. The rabbi's family continues to ask the general public to pray for the recovery of Rabbi Haim Ovadia ben Georgia ■ more
    
 
Gala Chanukas Habayis
 Chabad at Yale: New House is Home 
Photograph: New Haven Register
 Chabad at Yale dedicated its new building Sunday with words of wisdom, a bit of humor and a challenge to be a bigger and better “home away from home.” “The mission of Chabad House is to create that home, that warm, inspiring place for every member of this great university,” Rabbi Shua Rosenstein said at the ribbon-cutting ceremony ■ more 
    
 
After 25 Years
 Achdus Sefer Torah Dedicated in Ann Arbor 
Photograph: Courtney Sacco | The Ann Arbor News
Gathered on the steps of the Chabad House of Ann Arbor, 715 Hill St., members of the Jewish community welcomed a new Torah scroll with music, dancing and a parade on Sunday ■ "I'm very excited to welcome the Unity Torah," Goldstein said. "I've been here 38 years and the last time we had a celebration like this was 25 years ago. It brings us together ■ more 
    
 
History in Nepal
 Hachnosas Sefer Torah in Katmandu 

One month ago, Shluchim Rabbi Chezky and Chani Lifshitz of Nepal were informed that George Abudi, a young backpacker from England and visitor at the Chabad House, went missing. The members of the Bais Chabad formed search parties, but alas, in the midst of the search the heartbreaking news came: George drowned in the river ■ more 

    
 
Don't Miss:
 Aish of South Florida: I Am Chabad 
So I propose that inasmuch as they are the most visible and numerous and therefore ought to get the naming rights, we should now have another category of Jew in addition to the Reform etc. designations – the Chabad Jew. And just like Kleenex® and Jello® have morphed beyond their initial limited product names into generic words for tissues and gelatin desserts, so too Chabad® can now become the expansive term for exploring Jew ■ more
    
 
Thumbs Up for Tmimim
 Zman Simchoseinu in Monsey 
Photograph: Monsey Chabad
Three Sukkah Mobiles have hit the streets of Monsey on Chol HaMoed Sukkos. They visited Nyack, New City, RCC, JCC, Palisades Mall, Pomona, and Suffern train station.Over 450 Jews perform the  Mitzvah of Lulav. The Sukkah Mobile was much appreciated by all ■ more 
    
 
Remembering R' Berke
 Friends & Family Mark Yohrtzeit 

Last week the family, friends and co-workers of R' Berke Wolf, ob"m gathered last week to mark his yohrtzeit at his resting place in Har Hamenuchos ■ more 

    
 
Leb'n Mit 'n Rebbe
 How Can a Soldier Be Truly Alive? 
The Talmud relates that King David and his general, Yoav Ben Tzeruya, supplemented each other. David was immersed in the study of Torah, while Yoav went out to battle. If not for the merit of David's Torah, Yoav would not have been victorious in his wars, and if not for Yoav's battles, David would not have had the ability to study Torah ■ more 
    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Lesson from Noach & Rosh Chodesh 
  The Alter Rebbe said that the way of Chabad is for all Jews, but for various reasons it took time to reach all Jews, and there had to be “Peterburg” etc. However now, when “all deadlines have passed” the way of Chabad needs to reach all Jews in actuality ■ more
    
 
The Neirot Foundation
 New! In-Depth Sicha Series in English 

Have you ever wanted to learn a Sicha in depth, but didn't have the time or resources to study it in the original Hebrew or Yiddish form? The Neirot Foundation has created a brand-new, "In-Depth Sicha Series," offering a thoroughly explained annotated Sicha for the English audience ■ more

    
 
Kinus HaShluchim, 5774
 Keynote & Guests Speakers at the Banquet 
On behalf of the Vaad HaKinus, We pleased to announce the names of those selected to deliver the keynote addresses during the upcoming Kinus HaShluchim.
When Shluchim arrive in Crown Heights for the Kinus Hashluchim they’ll be marking 20 years since Gimel Tamuz. In that span, the “Rebbe’s Shlichus” nearly doubled and a great number of those new Shluchim have never even seen the Rebbe ■ more 
    
 
Rabbi Mordechai Lipskier
 Parshas Noach: Did Noach Drive the Teivah? 
Photograph: Shturem Archives
It has become quite popular for American families to plan escape routes in case of floods, terror attacks or other emergencies. What about when we're inundated with work or school, or our minds become flooded with unhealthy thoughts? Should we have an escape route (other than a tub of ice-cream) ready ■ more
    
 
Attention Anash and the Tmimim
 Young Boy in Need of Our Tehillim 
Menachem Mendel ben Nechama Dina, 10 years old, was seriously injured yesterday in an accident near his home in Kiryat Ata. He underwent surgery last night and is need of our tefillos and tzedoko for refuah shleima ■ more
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Greenfeld - Shifman Chasene Gallery 
Photograph: N.A. Shturem
Mazel Tov! The chasene season has begun. Last night the Greenfeld (Crown Heights) and Shifman (Tzfas) families celebated the marriage of their children HaTomim Shauli and Shoshana. The chasene took place at the Beis Menachem Hall in Kfar Chabad ■ more 
    

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