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N. Orlando Celebrates Commencement of First Torah

Florida governor Rick Scott declared Sunday to be “Torah Day.” The proclamation honored the North Orlando Chabad community and the inauguration of the congregation’s first torah dedicated by Zvi and Dawn Shamu and Paul Sebag. Scott “extended greetings and best wishes upon” Rabbi Yanky Majesky and wife Chanshy on their commitment “to bringing the joy of […]

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Chabad-Lubavitch Brings Hanukkah Message to Prime Minister

A delegation of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries led by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Aharonov, chairman of the Chassidic movement in Israel, shared the spirit of Hanukkah this week in a meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and other government officials. The delegation, which included Rabbi Shai Chervinsky and Rabbi Moshe Carmel, presented the prime minister with a scale […]

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New Torah Launched for Northern California Town

Over 100 people turned out for the launch of a brand new Torah for the Chabad Jewish Community Center of Folsom, California. Initiated over two years ago by local businessman Mr. Avi Shekarlab, the Community Torah Project was launched with much celebration. Rabbi Yossi Grossbaum, shliach to Folsom, El Dorado Hills and the surrounding region, […]

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Peace Upon the Land

Torah’s approach to achieving true peace and security in the Holy Land The terror that proceeded the Six-Day War, and the Iraqi SCUD missile attacks mirrors the fear and uncertainty of our turbulent times. The first half of this engrossing video segues from battlefield footage to filmed accounts of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, […]

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The Rebbe and the Holy Land

A glimpse at the loving relationship between the Rebbe, the People and the Land of Israel The Rebbe’s love for the Land of Israel was unequaled. His approach was an enigmatic mix of faith and practical activism: On the one hand, he saw G-d as the ultimate guarantor of Israel’s physical safety. Yet at the […]

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Peace Upon the Land

Torah’s approach to achieving true peace and security in the Holy Land The terror that proceeded the Six-Day War, and the Iraqi SCUD missile attacks mirrors the fear and uncertainty of our turbulent times. The first half of this engrossing video segues from battlefield footage to filmed accounts of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, […]

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The House of Rizhin

Chassidus & the Rizhiner Dynastyby Rabbi Menachem Brayer The Holy Rizhiner that is how chassidim referred to Rabbi Yisroel of Rizhin for over 150 years. He was a grandson of the Great Maggid of Mezritch, the successor of the Baal Shem Tov and the man who taught, inspired and guided the founders of the earliest […]

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The Rebbes of Chortkov

by Rabbi Yisroel Friedman An heir to the Chortkov dynasty, Rabbi Yisroel Friedman is the Rav of the Chortkover Kloiz in Manchester, England. In this comprehensive book, he traces Chortkover Chassidus from its origins with Reb Dovid Moshe, son of Rabbi Yisroel of Rizhin; to its vast dissemination to thousands of Chassidim in prewar Europe […]

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Small Worlds

First in the Saga of the Jews of Krimskby Allen Hoffman Small Worlds takes place in 1903 and introduces the wondrous rebbe of Krimsk, a small Hasidic settlement in Eastern Europe. The little town of Krimsk is about to observe Tisha B’Av, the calamitous day of mourning marking the destruction of the ancient holy Temple […]

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