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 Shliach and Albanian VP at Kosel 
Photograph: Shturem

Rabbi Yoel Kaplan, the Rebbe's Shliach to Saloniki, Greece, and Chief Rabbi of Albania, accompanied Vice President of Albania Mr. Nikola Pereshi, on a visit to the Kosel Maarovi. After praying, the two discussed the need to upgrade the practice of Yiddishkeit in Albania and the Balkan countries, and the efforts of government members to strengthen Yiddishkeit ■ more

 HaTinok Menachem Mendel Spalter, OB"M 
With profound sadness and deep pain we inform you of the passing on Friday night of HaTinok Menachem Mendel ben -yibodlu l'chaim tovim - Yale and Rivky Spalter, ob"m ■ more
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Elias - Itach Chasene Gallery 
Elias - Itach Chasene Gallery
Elias - Itach Chasene Gallery | Photograph: N.A.Shturem

Last night the Elias (Tzfas) and Itach (Kiryat Ata) families celebrated the marriage of their children Hatomim Tzemach Tzadik and Hodaya Mazal. The chasene took place at the Bais Menachem Hall in Kfar Chabad ■ to the gallery

Mazel Tov Dov Ber Wolf!
 Special Bar Mitzvah, Special Teshurah 
The Teshurah
The Teshurah | Photograph: Shturem
This week Rabbi Eli and Dina Wolf of Kfar Chabad celebrated the Bar Mitzvah of their son Dov Ber. The guests went home with a unique Teshurah: a compilation of the Rebbe's view on the treatment and attitude towards special children. This is the first compilation on the topic, titled "Mabat Meyuchod" - A Special View ■ more
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Chassidus will Endure till Moshiach 
Illustration | Photograph: Shturem Archives
Leb'n mit'n Rebbe: On Yud Kislev 5744, the Rebbe says: those who twist their Rov's words (which can be understood in two ways), because they do not want to learn the Baal Shem Tov's Torah, they have free choice ■ Special thanks to Shliach Rabbi Yisroel Noach Vogel ■ more
Kissing what is Precious
 Shaarei Chinuch Directive of the Day 
Even the smallest child that has not yet started to learn Torah knows the importance of Torah. The child is brought to shul to kiss the sefer Torah lovingly, with the same affection that he kisses what is most precious to him ■ more
Shluchim Ayn Mishpocho
 Happening Now: Bar Mitzvah in Cherson 
At the time of this posting, the family of Shliach Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Wolf, alongside fgriends and members of the Jewish community, are celebrating the Bar Mitzvah of son HaTomim Sholom Dovber ■ more
Have Babies Kiss Mezuza
 Shaarei Chinuch Directive of the Day 
Shaarei Chinuch horaah of the day: In recent generations scientific knowledge has come to see what is known in Torah and Chassidus, that even what a one-day old baby sees and hears impacts him when he gets older ■ more
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Part of a Whole: Unity Through Torah 
Photograph: Excerpt from JEM clip
In 5741 the Rebbe initiated a campaign for every Jewish child to own a letter in a Torah scroll.
In an address to members of Tzivos Hashem, a club for Jewish boys and girls, the Rebbe emphasizes that although they are spread all over the world, all Jewish children belong to G-d’s army and are united by a common purpose ■ more 
75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
 Berlin: Rabbi Lau Visits Chabad School 
Photograph: Jüdisches Bildungszentrum
“Connecting Jews in Germany to their roots is the worthiest retort to the darkness that prevailed here 75 years ago,” Rabbi David Lau said during his first official visit to Berlin, where he went to the Chabad-run Judische Traditionsschule Talmud-Thora kindergarten. Rabbi Lau was accompanied by Shliach Rabbi Yehuda Teichtel ■ more
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Parshas Vayeitzei: A Recipe for Success 
A new Weekly Parsha Class on YouTube, by Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz of Southwest Florida. This week, Parshas Vayeitzei, Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question:"How can we become successful in bringing up a wholesome family and being successful in the business world ■ to the video
Avoid Cholov Akum
 Shaarei Chinuch Directive of the Day 
Photograph: Lubavitch Archives

Shaarei Chinuch horaah of the day: Chinuch includes being meticulously careful to avoid foods that may have in them: the very remote possibility of cholov akum and the very remote possibility of pas akum ■ more
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 The Primary Avoda in Our Generation 

The sedras Toldos and Vayetze represent two different styles in the Divine service of Yaakov and also in the lesson in the life of a Jew. In parshas Toldos, Yakov is learning Torah in the yeshiva of Shem and Ever . In parshas Vayetze Yakov “goes out” to Lavan in Charan , where he has to deal with avodas habirurim , to refine and elevate the mundane worldly matters, to a higher plane, and make from them a dwelling place for Hashem ■ more

 Yaakov's Sheep: Key to Serving G-d 
While at the home of Lavan, Yaakov Avinu was occupied with shepherding and amassing flocks of sheep. This Sicha discusses the significance of these sheep, and the lessons they impart to us in our service of the Almighty ■ to the in-depth Sicha in English
 Rebbetzin Sora's Kever Uncovered 
Photograph: Shturem

After lying in ruins through seven decades of the Soviet regime, the centuries-old Jewish cemetery in Berdichev is being slowly and meticulously repaired under the leadership of Rabbi Moshe Thaler, Shliach to Berdichev, and Rabbi Shlomo Wilhelm, Head Shliach of Western Ukraine ● The most exciting discovery is the kever of Rebbetzin Sora, eldest daughter of the Mitteler Rebbe, who was married to the grandson of the Kedushas Levi (of Berditchev) ● more 


With shock and sadness we report the sudden tragic and untimely passing of HaTinok Nochum Leib Feldman, OB"M, of Odessa, Ukraine, at the young age of four months. He is the son of -yibodlu l'chaim tovim- Shluchim Rabbi Dovid and Rivka Feldman. He passed away from SIDS ■ more


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