Lubavticher Yeshiva Celebrates Tanya Printing

This year on Chof-Daled Teves, Lubavitcher Yeshiva Crown Street launched a historical project– printing of a Tanya by tomchei temimim crown st. accompanied by a Tanya B’al Peh initiative to mark and honor the 200th anniversary yahrtzeit of the Alter Rebbe, Baal Hatanya. Children at every grade level stepped forward with a personalized commitment of how many lines in the sacred writing they would memorize, and carry with them for the rest of their lives. The day also marked the yeshiva’s

In a world where children often times rely on incentives– a prize of some sort– to propel them ahead in life, here, we find a case where there was no physical promise of reward from school to student based on the level of accomplishment. 100% of the students signed up simply because they felt a need to seize the opportunity which presented itself, the opportunity to learn the lines of Tanya which they could later recite as they walk through the streets of the world, purifying the air wherever they go.

Today, Lubavitcher Yeshiva held a ceremony celebrating the culmination of a 6 month long project consisting of the historic Tanya printing by staff and students and the tanya baal peh campaign.

Rabbi Simpson greeted the boys with congratulatory words of encouragement, and went on to distribute the newly printed volumes to each student, with their names beautifully embossed in gold on the cover.


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