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Merkos Shlichus Pesach 5777
 500 Tmimim Prepare for Shlichus 67,000 
Photograph: Bentzi Sasson
What do Sofia, Bulgaria; Pucon, Chile; Reykjavik, Iceland; and Discovery Bay, Hong Kong have in in common?They are a few of the hundreds of locations across the globe that will be serviced this Pesach by the five hundred Tmimim ■ more
    
 
AD MOSAI? Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: R' Moshe Fishman, OB"M 
Photograph: CHI
With sadness we inform you of the sudden and untimely passing on Shabbos, of R’ Moshe Fishman OBM, a member of the Chabad community in Los Angeles, California. The levaye took place yesterday, Sunday ■ more
    
 
Levaye Today
 Rabbi Dovid Steigman, OB"M 
Photograph: CHI
Thanks to the efforts of many, the Levaya of Rabbi Dovid Steigman OBM, who passed away suddenly while in Italy, will take place on Sunday in New York.The levaya will take place 10:00am at Shomrei Hadas and passing by 770 at around 11:00am ■ more
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Rabbi Reuvein Rapoport, OBM 
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Rabbi Reuvein Rapoport, OBM, a devout Chosid and the patriarch of a large family of Chassidim and Shluchim all over the world. He was 87 years old.  The levaye took place on Erev Shabbos ■ more
    
 
A Mentor and Friend
 The Rabbi of Idahos At-Risk Teens 
Photograph: Chabad.org
Shliach Rabbi Mendel Lifshitz started visiting Cherry Gulch, an Idaho-based therapeutic boarding school for boys, more than a decade ago. At the time, the school was looking for better ways to serve its Jewish students. The rest is history.These days Lifshitz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Idaho in Boise, makes the roughly hour-long drive to visit Jewish students on a weekly basis ■ more
    
 
AD MOSAI? Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Shock: Rabbi Dovid Steigman, OB"M 
Photograph: CHI
With great shock and sadness we report the very sudden and untimely passing of Rabbi Dovid Steigman, OBM, a beloved member of Anash in Crown Heights,  who dedicated his life to the cause of Kashrus. He was 67 years old. This morning, while in Italy to supervise a cheese production facility, he was found in his hotel room after not showing up to the factory as scheduled ■ more
    
 
OT's Great Milestone
 6 Pre-1A Classes Celebrate Siddur Party 
For two consecutive Sundays during the month of Adar, the six Oholei Torah Pre1a classes celebrated their siddur parties. Rabbi Meir Shimshoni, Principal, addressed the gatherings, praising the young talmidim for their expertise in Kriah, and also thanked the devoted rebbeim and staff, for their hard work, and diligence as they prepared their class for this great milestone ■ more 
    
 
A Mezuzah for Every Jewish Home
 S. Jersey: Mivtzah Mezuzah Goes Viral 
Photograph: Screen Shot
With renovations nearly complete on her Cherry Hill home, Noa Nidam needed a final touch before move-in day: a sacred mezuzah carefully mounted on the doorpost. Her neighborhood in the Woodcrest section is among the communities here and across South Jersey targeted in the Cherry Hill Mezuzah Campaign. Hasidic rabbis are on a mission to make sure that every Jewish home in the region has one ■ more
    
 
Fighting Darkness with Light
 Anti-Semitic Flyers on Bais Chabad Lawn 
Photograph: Zack Wajsgras/ Collegiate Times
Leaflets with hand-drawn swastikas were found strewn across the lawn of the Chabad Librescu Jewish Student Center at Virginia Tech, officials said Sunday.Rabbi Zvi Zweibel, the center's co-director, said he was shocked Saturday afternoon to discover about 100 leaflets scattered in front of the Chabad House, located just off campus on Wall Street ■ more
    
 
AD MOSAI? Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Rabbi Avrohom Boruch Junik OBM 
Photograph: CHI
With sadness we inform you of the untimely passing of Rabbi Avrohom Boruch Junik OBM, a resident of Crown Heights. He was 60 years old.The nifter is the son of Rabbi Dov Ber Junik OBM , the legendary Chossid and meshamas bakodesh who merited to many kiruvim from the Rebbe and the Rebbetzin. The levaye will take place at 12:00 PM at Shomrei Hadas, passing 770 at 1:15 PMmore
    
 
Mivtza Purim 5777
 Chabads Orange Shtetl Purim a Hit 
Purim was celebrated “Shtetl” style at Chabad’s Gala community, hosted by Shluchim Pesach and Chana Burston. “Purim in the Shtetl” was held Sunday, Purim day, at the American Legion Banquet Hall in Monroe. The festive and well attended event featured all the Purim “traditions ■ more
    
 
Just One Shabbos
 Dallas Hosts Statewide CKids Shabbos 

From across the Lone Star State, children from all walks of life gather at the Chabad of Dallas center to observe one Shabbos that may change them forever. Chabad of Dallas is in full sleepover party mode. Dozens of air mattresses, sleeping bags, and blankets cover the floor inside a small classroom and weekday synagogue in Rabbi Mendel Dubrawsky’s North Dallas Chabad center ■ more

    
 
Purim 5777
 Gallery: Purim in The Rebbe's Sh'chuna 
Photograph: CHI
Thousands of costumed Anash took to the outdoors on Purim day, undaunted by the freezing cold spell. The joy, the costumes, the Mishloach Manos are what make Crown Heights, the place to be on Purim ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit Der Tzeit
 Tonight: The USA Springs Forward 
 At 2:00 between Motzoei Shabbos Leil Purim and Sunday, the USA will spring forward to Daylight Savings Time (DST) ■ more
    
 
Bomb Threat in Crown Heights
 Bomb Threat to Tzivos Hashem Museum 
A bomb threat, sent in by email, forced the evacuation of the Tzivos Hashem Jewish Children Museum in Crown Heights. The threat stated that there were multiple bombs placed throughout the building and would be detonated remotely. The NYPD evacuated the building and an investigation is currently ongoing ■ more
    
 
PSA Purim 5777
 Crown Heights Hourly Megilla Leining 
Photograph: JEM Screen Shot
Good news for Crown Heighters: The Megillah will be read at Congregation  Agudath Israel on Motzoei Shabbos, Purim Eve, from 9:00 PM - 11:00, on the hour. On Suday, Purim Day, the Megillah will be read starting 10:00 a.m. EVERY HOUR, ON THE HOUR ■ more
    
 

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