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JLI Retreat
 600 Enjoy Successful Summer Retreat 
Photograph: Bentzi Sasson
Joined by 30 Shluchim, participants experienced a vibrant Shabbos atmosphere and enjoyed keynote addresses by Rabbi Yitzchok Schochet, Rabbi Moshe Bryski, and Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky. At Seudah Shlishis, Rabbi Danny and Batsheva Cohen inspired the crowd relating experiences of their Shlichus in Chevron ■ more
"Yeka" in Crimea:
 Another Great Season Concludes in CGl 
“The Lubavitcher Rebbe emphasized that so much can be accomplished at overnight camps because the children are immersed in the world of Judaism 24 hours a day for the entire camp session,” explained Akiva Romanovsky ■ more
Kohl’s Cares Contest
 Chabad Schools Make Strong Showing 
Cheder Menachem
Cheder Menachem | Photograph: Illustration
While the list is constantly changing, it seems Jewish schools are making a strong showing, especially Chabad schools. Four of the top five schools were Jewish — and three of those were Chabad schools ■ Voters submit ideas for how the school should use the money, which schools can decide to use or not ■ more
 Global Likutei Torah Shiur Launching 
Photograph: Shturem Archives
"The Rebbe suggested numerous times that each of us study the weekly Likutei Torah," said Rabbi YY Jacobson, dean of TheYeshiva.net. "At the last Kinus Hashluchim Farbrengen of 5752, the Rebbe requested that every Shliach studies the weekly Likutei Torah, in order to prepare the word for Moshiach. This was the last public message to the Shluchim ■ more
All in a Day's Shlichus
 Two Continents, Two Accidents, Two Shluchim 
Misaskim on the Scene of Accident
Misaskim on the Scene of Accident | Photograph: Illustration
Two fatal accidents, one in the air and one on ground, r"l, left two Jewish women lifeless, and two of the Rebbe's Shluchim assisting on the scenes ■ Shluchim on the scene to insure kovod hames ■ more
Chabad of Kensington
 Fourth Annual Camp Banquet Celebration 
The Shluchim with Coucilmember Brad Lander
The Shluchim with Coucilmember Brad Lander
Chabad Lubavitch of Kensington hosted its 4th annual camp banquet on Sunday, the fifth of Elul, at its Gan Israel Day Camp location on Ocean Parkway. Chabad Lubavitch of Kensington is a Brooklyn branch of international Chabad that unites over 5,000 Jewish families ■ more
Mazel Tov!
 Weisman- Wilhelm Chasene Gallery 
Photograph: Meir Alfasi, Shturem

 Last night the Weisman (Kfar Chabad) and Wilhelm (Natanya) families celebrated the chasene of their children HaTomim Michoel and Leah.  The chasene took place at the Bais Menachem Hall in Kfar Chabad ■ more

Mazel Tov!
 Leviev - Yaakubov Chasene Gallery 
Leviev - Yaakubov Chasene
Leviev - Yaakubov Chasene | Photograph: Meir Alfasi, Shturem

The Tel Aviv Hilton Hotel was the venue for the chasene of Tomim Meni Chaim Leviev of Bnei Brak, and Yael Yaakubov, of Nachlas Har Chabad.  The choson is the nephew of R' Levi Leviev, President of the Federation of Jewish Communities  ■ more  

Kovno, Lithuania
 Shocking: Provocative Package Found at Shul 
הרב קרינסקי וידיד
הרב קרינסקי וידיד | Photograph: ארכיון שטורעם

“We were praying inside when someone called us to see something in the yard. It was a real pig’s head under a Hasidic hat with peyos (side-locks) attached to it,” a Jewish community leader told Ynet ■ more

Yagdil Torah
 5771 Calendar Available Now 
Yagdil Torah new and improved calendar for 5771 is available for pickup at our Heichal Halimmud as well as select stores in Crown Heights. Since this calendar is specifically designed for the Jewish Community of Crown Heights, it starts from Rosh Chodesh Elul 5770, no need to wait until September 1st to make it usable ■ more
 New Candidate for Crown Heights Rabbonus 

A new candidate is running for Rabbonus of Crown Heights. Rabbi Yosef Yeshaya Braun, Rov of Kehillas Tzemach Tzedek in Sydney, NSW, was approached by eltere Chassidim as well as yungeleit, to post his candidacy for the third Rov ■ more

Yud Gimmel Ellul
 The Frierdiker's Rebbe's Anniversary 
Photograph: Chabad.org
On Elul 13, 5657, at the age of seventeen, the Frierdiker Rebbe married Rebbitzin Nechoma Dinah, the daughter of Rabbi Abraham Schneersohn, a prominent man of great scholarship and piety, and the grand-daughter of the Tzemach Tzedek ■ more
Premier at Chabad Kitchen
 A Thermos of Chicken Soup for $20,000 
Rabbi Slavin
Rabbi Slavin | Photograph: Shturem

On Ms Keneally’s last visit to the kosher kitchen, she was suffering from a head cold, and the following day she received a package at her office in Governor Macquarie Tower. “It was a thermos of chicken soup, courtesy of staff at Our Big Kitchen,” Ms Keneally said ■ more

Unity for Justice
 In Achdus We Sing for R' Sholom 
Photograph: Shlager
In a fantastic act of achdus, the chorus for the unity song was recorded Sunday at Bennett Studios, with Mordechai Ben David, R' Dani Finkelman directing ■ more
After 60 Years
 Oldest Shul Redeemed in Budapest 
After 60 years, the oldest synagogue in Hungary's capital Budapest will reopen ■ Rabbi Slomó Köves, who leads the ultra- Orthodox 'United Hungarian Jewish Congregation', said the 190-year old Óbuda Synagogue was forced to close after World War II as most Jewish believers were killed in the Holocaust ■ more
Registration Now Open
 Yeshivas YNS Tzfas Relocates to NJ 
Rabbi 'O's (Orimland) yeshiva geared for bochurim ages 15-18 will be opening its doors for the academic year 5771 in a campus situated on 14 acres, a state of the art school building, which consists of a shul, library, science lab, computer room, beautiful indoor basketball court and gym, huge outdoor sports field, dorm rooms, classrooms and many more features ■ more

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