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 Motzoei Shabbos: Presidential Elections in LA 
Photograph: Shturem
This Motzei Shabbos Parshas Lech Lecha, close to 150 boys and girls of Anash families in Los Angeles will gather to elect their Presidential Officials and Secretary of State as they cast their ballots during an evening of Presidential Debates ■ more 
    
 
From 770 They Marched Out
 Talmidei HaShluchim 5772 Land in Eretz HaKodesh 

Tmimim and staff members in Lubavitcher Yeshivos the world over are excitedly welcoming Talmidei HaShluchim who left home base in 770 and are arriving in the countries of their Shlichus ■ more 

    
 
Video of the Day
 A Can of Pickles and a Pair of Tefillin 
Photograph: Shturem Archives
R' Gutman Locks has a message for all Lubavitchers, and especially The Rebbe's Shluchim and their wives the Shluchos.  His message is very well timed for Shabbos Lech Lecha, and just as the Shluchim are making ruchniyosdik and gashmiusdik preparations ■ more
    
 
Just Released!
 Oisiyois Hanegina - Soulfulness and Beauty 
Oisiyois Hanegina
Oisiyois Hanegina | Photograph: Shturem
A new CD with a selection of Chabad Niggunim, produced by Yisroel Cyprys and with vocals by Yosef Silberstein was released this week ■ Particular attention is given to the nigun itself, so that it is presented with its soulfulness and beauty uncompromised ■ more
    
 
Bruchim Haboim
 Talmidei HaShluchim Arrive in Melbourne 
Talmidei HaShluchim Arrive in Melbourne
Talmidei HaShluchim Arrive in Melbourne | Photograph: Shturem
Today, Melbourne welcomed its newest group of student Shluchim to the Rabbinical College of Australia & NZ ■ When the Shluchim appeared, the airport arrivals hall filled with song as the Shluchim and Tmimim broke out into a dance ■ more 
    
 
Leil Shishi at Shturem
 Azamer B'Shvochim- Kulmus HaNefesh 
Photograph: Meir Alfasi/ Shturem
New from Shturem: every leil shishi, a new musical program will be posted, with Chassidishe niggunim to give you that pre- Shabbos inspiration ■ more
    
 
Summing it Up
 Thousands Celebrate Tishrei with L'Chaim Chabad 
Photograph: Shturem

It would be close to impossible to choose a highlight from L’Chaim Chabad’s myriad of High Holiday programmes. From youth parties, to senior events, services and feasts to classes and celebrations, thousands of Manchester residents enjoyed dozens of Holiday programmes ■ more 

    
 
Mystery
 Where are the Photos from Yud Daled Kislev? 
During the past years, many photos of the Rebbe from the early years before the Nesius have cropped up. The discovery and dissemination of these photos enhance hiskashrus and bring a renewed chayus to us, the Rebbe's children. Today, Shturem presents a few photos from the Rebbe's early years ■ more
    
 
A First for Kauai, Hawaii
 Rare Kohein Redeems Zevulun's Yissachar 
History in Kauai, Hawaii
History in Kauai, Hawaii | Photograph: Excerpt from Clip
A couple of years ago, Richard (aka Zevulun) purchased a donkey from a friend, Yossi. After a 13-month-long pregnancy, it finally gave birth to a beautiful newborn, who was named Yissachar ■ At the 11th hour, Rabbi Tilson of Chabad-Hawaii-Kai (on the main island of Oahu) called. An Israeli man had just walked into the Chabad House in Honolulu ■ a must read 
    
 
Boruch Dayan HoEmes
 Chaya Rivka Blachman, OB"M 
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Chaya Rifkah Blachman OBM of Boro Park, Brooklyn at the age of 63. The levaya will take place today, Wednesday, leaving Shomrei Hadas at 11:00 am ■ more


    
 
Vandals Attack Again
 Ches & Bais Removed from Chabad House 
Photograph: Indiana Daily Student
Two Hebrew characters were reported missing from the Chabad House’s main sign Sunday in the most recent case of vandalism at the Jewish Student Center. Chabad director Rabbi Yehoshua Chincholker said he noticed the two letters had been “torn away violently” from the right side of the building’s front wall ■ more
    
 
Great News
 Minister Maintains Shechita in Australia 
Tmimim Learning Shechita in Australia
Tmimim Learning Shechita in Australia | Photograph: Shturem Archives
Australian Jewish leaders praised the country’s Labor government for retaining an exemption for the kosher slaughter of animals ■ In a letter Monday, Executive Council of Australian Jewry President Dr. Danny Lamm thanked Minister Joseph Ludwig for his “wise decision ■ more
    
 
Good News
 New Kosher Cafe Opens in Moscow 
Photograph: FJC
 Today, Moscow witnessed the opening of a new kosher cafe. At the request of the popular chain “Chocolatnitsa,” the Kashrut Department of the Chief Rabbinate of Russia enabled the Chocolatnitsa on Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Street to become kosher ■ more
    
 
"In Mitten Yerid"
 Shluchim Host Crowds at Canton Fair 
"In Mitten Yerid"
"In Mitten Yerid" | Photograph: Lubavitch.com
At Guangzhou's mega-China Import and Export Canton Fair, it was La Tweez's CEO Eran Israel who raised his eyebrows as he saw hundreds drawn to Chabad's services there ■ "You have no idea – there is nothing like Chabad when you are away from home ■ more
    
 
Chabad of South Florida
 Gearing Up for Biggest Chanukah Festival Ever 
The South Florida Chanukah Festival Date is set during the summer, along with the initial planning and preparations for this Mega Event. Day to day organization and full time work on the Festival, traditionally begins the day after Shabbos Breishis ■ read more
    
 
A Prayer for All Mankind
 Jon Huntsman Visits the Ohel 
Photograph: Chabad.org
Former Utah governor and U.S. Ambassador to China Jon M. Huntsman, Jr., visited the Ohel, last week in Cambria Heights, N.Y. ■ In his conversations with rabbinical leaders at the holy site, Huntsman expressed his admiration for the work of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries around the globe, particularly in his home state ■ more
    

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