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AD MOSAI????? Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Tragedy: Mrs. Shlomit Brandwein, OB"M 
With pain and sadness we report the tragic and untimely passing of Mrs. Shlomit Brandwein, ob"m, of Gilo, Yerushalayim ■ more
    
 
Tohor L'Hashem
 Seal from Second Beis HaMikdosh Unveiled 
Tohor L'Hashem
Tohor L'Hashem | Photograph: INN
The Israel Antiquities Authority held a special press conference in Jerusalem's City of David on Sunday to unveil a rare coin from the Second Temple era.The cartouche – or seal – never seen by the public before, is the size of the modern New Israeli Shekel coin and bears the Aramaic inscriptions “it is pure” and a two-letter abbreviation for the name of G-d ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Chanukah, 5772
 Kiryat Gat Illuminated 
Photograph: Shturem
The pouring rain in Kiryat Gat last night did not the Rebbe's soldiers from fulfilling the horoa of increasing in the shturem of Mivtza Chanuka ■ more
    
 
Shluchim Safe B"H
 New Zealand Suffers Another Earthquake 
Photograph: Chabad.org
Just when rebuilding efforts were starting to show encouraging progress in Che Che, New Zealand, city dwellers got a rude awakening Friday afternoon when the ground starting shaking yet again ■ Goldstein said that Chabad-Lubavitch of New Zealand was continuing to warn Israeli backpackers to stay away from the city ■ more
    
 
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 Look for the Unifying Force 
Rabbi Shmuel L
Rabbi Shmuel L | Photograph: Excerpt from JEM Clip
Rabbi Shmuel Lew recalls a simple, yet powerful, formula for Jewish unity, taught to him by the Rebbe ■ more
    
 
MyShliach
 The Shluchim Kids Chanuka Photo Contest 
MyShliach's online photo contest will draw together hundreds of pictures of children doing the Rebbe's shlichus all around the world  ■ "When people see a visual of the Rebbe's work, the impact is that much more evident, inspirational, and motivating," says Rabbi Mendy Kotlarsky ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Chanukah, 5772
 Mosif V'holech in Haddonfield, NJ 
Photograph: Haddonfield Patch / Shelly Castorino
On Wednesday morning, 4-year-old Isabella Wallet was riding past Library Point in her mother’s car when she noticed the menorah was missing. The menorah—which police said was stolen—made a triumphant return Thursday, to the joy of Isabella and a large crowd that filled the park. The rabbis and congregation of Chabad Lubavitch replaced the menorah with a larger one ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Chanukah, 5772
 Chabad Illuminates Green Bay 
On the third night of Chanukah,  the Jewish community of Green Bay gathered to illuminate the winter night with the light of the Menorah. Joined by Mayor Jim Schmitt, Chabad of the Bay Area hosted its Annual Chanukah Menorah Lighting Celebration ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Chanukah, 5772
 Shliach Undeterred, Menorah Rebuilt 
Photograph: CHI
Volunteers rebuilt a 15 foot menorah in less than six hours after vandals destroyed Scotland's biggest public 'chanukiah' in an antisemitic attack.Edinburgh Chabad constructed and installed the new menorah in time for Tuesday night's first candle-lighting - describing the feat as a modern-day ChanuKah miracle ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Chanukah, 5772
 History in Tenn.: Gov. Lights Menorah 
For the first time in history, the state of Tennessee’s Governor and Speaker of the House lit the Capitol Menorah on the steps of the Tennessee State Capitol ■ Over the years, many dignitaries and community leaders have lit the Menorah at the Capitol ■ The event was broadcasted on the local affiliate channels of ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox News ■ more
    
 
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 Tragedy: Shaina Borevitz, OB"M 
With shock and sadness we inform you of the tragic and very untimely passing of Shaina Borevitz of Crown Heights at the young age of 18. The Levaya will take place today, Erev Shabbos, and will be leaving from the Shomrei Hadas Chapel at 10:00am and passing by 770 at lerech 10:45am ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Chanukah, 5772
 Serbian President Calls for Respect and Tolerance at Chanukah Ceremony 
Serbian President Boris Tadić joined the ceremonial lighting of the Chanukah candles at the Sukkat Shalom Belgrade Synagogue last night. President Tadić used the opportunity to spread a message that the Jewish festival reminds us of the importance of showing respect and tolerance towards people of all backgrounds ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Chanukah, 5772
 Chanukah at LA City Hall 
Photograph: avid Miller Studios, Mushka Lightstone.
Hours before the first night of Chanukah, West Coast Chabad threw a Chanukah party at City Hall in downtown L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined the celebration, along with L.A. city council members ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Chanukah, 5772
 Oxford Celebrates Jewish Festival of Chanukah 
 Over 150 people celebrated the beginning of the Jewish Festival of Chanukah with the lighting of the giant menorah candelabra on Broad Street, Oxford, this past Tuesday,  with the Lord Mayor of Oxford, Cllr Elise Benjamin, organised by Chabad of Oxford ■ more
    
 
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 Tele-Chanukah for Yaldei Hashluchim 
This Chanukah, Yaldei Hashluchim have a new exciting way to learn about the holiday: Tele-Chanukah! Each night of Chanukah, Yaldei Hashluchim can call into a designated phone line where they can listen in on a story or insight about Chanukah. The story is followed by a riddle, which can be answered in the message bank ■ more

    
 
Mivtza Chanukah, 5772
 The IPod and the Menorah in Coronado 
Photograph: Jennifer Vigil / Coranado Patch
Chabad of Coronado held its normal Tuesday Torah class this week, but naturally, since it was the first day of Hanukkah, the 15 people in attendance paused to light menorahs and mark the commemoration of a miracle that occurred in 165 BCE as the Jews were reclaiming the Holy Temple in Jerusalem ■ more
    

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