B"H Tuesday, 6 Kislev 5777 | December 06 2016
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Leb'n MIt Moshiach
 "There Are Those Who Ask: "WHY A REBBE?" 
There are those who ask, “Why is it necessary to have a Rebbe? Can’t one maintain his relationship with G-d independent of an intermediary?” They concede that those unable to connect to G-d by themselves may need someone to help them achieve that connection, but shouldn’t a scholar be able to relate to G-d by himself ■ more 
    
 
Rabbi Mordechai Lipskier
 Pirkei Avos: The Value of Time 
Photograph: Illustration
Can the next five seconds permanently change your life? The value of time is illustrated in this week's chapter of Pirkei Avos when we read about the ten things Hashem created at twilight on Erev Shabbos ■ Although we have a limited way of measuring and weighing our time, when we fill that time with Torah and mitzvahs, each and every moment becomes linked to the infinite ■ more
    
 
Chassidishe Nachas
 OT Mesivta Completes Baba Metziah 

On Wednesday, the 4th of Tammuz, talmidim of the Oholei Torah Mesivta were tested on the entire 118 blatt gemorah after intense learning  throughout  the year. The actual testing was done by HaRav HaGaon  Gavriel Tzinner, who shared with the bochurim his special connection with the Rebbe ■ more 

    
 
Mazel Tov!
 Maksimov and Aharonov Chasene Gallery 
Photograph: NA Shturem
Last night the Maksimov and Aharonov families celebrated the chasene of their children HaTomim Levi Yitzchok and Ilana. The chasene took place at the Bais Rivka Hall ■ more
 
    
 
Video of the Day
 Putin Leaves, Shluchim Dance "Didan Notzach" 

At the conclusion of President Putin's official visit and his announcement, Shluchim burst into song and dance. Didan Notzach was the obvious niggun ■ more 

    
 
Gimmel Tammuz
 Rebbe's Mazkir Inspired 1,500 Argentinians 
Gimmel Tammuz in Argentina
Gimmel Tammuz in Argentina
On Monday evening leil Gimmel Tammuz a crowd of 1500 Argentinian Jewish community, Batei Chabad, leaders and dignitaries, gathered at the Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center, for an evening of inspiration and connection and to pay tribute to the Rebbe and his living legacy ■ more 
    
 
Yemos HaMoshiach
 Rebbe's Photo on Putin's Website 
Russian President Vladimir Putin's official website reported his historic visit to the Jewish Museum in Moscow, specifically noting his "getting acquainted with the work of the Schneersohn Library ■ more 
    
 
STAIRS PROGRAM
 Yarchei Kallah Held on Even HaEzer Topics 
Rabbonim - experts in a variety of Even HaEzer topics -, students, friends, and family of Online Smicha recently gathered in the home of Rabbi Zalman Wilhelm, brother of Online Smicha Dean, Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm ■ more 
    
 
Cutting Edge Innovation
 Merkos & Tzivos Hashem Launch Camp Program 
“I love having my own credit card,” eight year old Dina shyly admits. “It might sound silly, but I like the sound it makes when I scan it at the kiosk at school and then scan in all my achievement cards. It beeps each time and the numbers go higher and higher. Then I get to choose my prizes like I’m going shopping in a real official store ■ more
    
 
Gallery:
 A Glorious Day for Russian Jewry 
Photograph: Meir Alfasi
Today was a glorious day for Moscow Jewry, and Lubavitcher Chassidim the world over. Emotions ran high as President Putin arrived to personally return the precious Schneersohn Seforim ■ more 
    
 
Eschalta D'Geulah
 "The Seforim Are Returning to the Jewish Nation" 
History in Moscow
History in Moscow | Photograph: Meir Alfasi

In an unprecedented dramatic development, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced during a visit to the Jewish Museum, that the seforim from the Schneersohn Collection will be handed over to Lubavitch. Putin made the announcement at the podium, standing in front of a majestic picture of the Rebbe ■ more 

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Mazel Tov!
 Shahino - Shimon Chasene Gallery 
Shahino - Shimon Chasene Gallery
Shahino - Shimon Chasene Gallery | Photograph: NA Shturem
The Shahino and Shimon families celebrated the chasene of their children on Wednesday night ■ more 
    
 
Gimmel Tammuz, 5753
 Shliach Blesses Senate in The Rebbe's Zchus 
Veteran Shliach Rabbi Moshe Feller, Director of Upper Midwest Merkos Chabad Lubavitch opened the United States Senate on Tuesday, Gimmel Tammuz mentioning the fulfillment of one of the seven Noahide laws and praying that the merit of the Rebbe on the Yom Hilulo bless the country, which the Rebbe referred to as a "Country of Kindness ■ more 
    
 
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 "You Should Speak to Weinreb" 
Photograph: Excerpt from Jem Clip
Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, the Executive Vice President Emeritus of the Orthodox Union was recently interviewed as part of the My Encounter with the Rebbe project. He shared a powerful story that has affected his life until today ■ more 
    
 
Chabad of Oxford
 Student Hall and Lounge Dedicated 
Chabad of Oxford hosted this week the grand opening of a new dining hall and lounge for Jewish students at the Chabad House of Oxford, enabling many more students to be hosted in comfort and elegance for Shabbos and Holiday dinners and its varied stimulating events throughout the year ■ more 
    
 
Achdus Hour Needs You
 Achdus HaChassidim Will Lead to Moshiach 
Photograph: Excerpt of Achdus Hour Film
On Monday night, leil Gimmel Tammuz, we proved that we don't only long for achdus, we are willing to put ourselves on the line and get drenched for achdus ■ more 
    

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