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Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Rabbi Leib Zalmanov, OB"M 
With much sadness we report the passing of Rabbi Leib Zalmanov, OB"M, of Bnei Brak. Rabbi Zalmanov was an exemplary Chossid and a pioneer in Hafotzas HaMaayonos in the early years. The levaye will leave his home at 5:00 PM for kevurah in Tzfas ■ more
    
 
ONE Act of Goodness & Kindness
 Billboard Campaign Will Hasten Moshiach 
Photograph: CJN
Chabad Rabbi Yoseph Zaltzman hopes a billboard campaign that brings the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s message to the Greater Toronto Area will “hasten the coming of Mashiach.”Since December, 75 billboards have been posted around the city featuring an image of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, along with a message that says, “Let’s welcome Moshiach with ONE additional act of Goodness and Kindness ■ more
    
 
A Dugmah Chayah
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: The youth have a special role that is easy to comprehend. Above all, they themselves should set a dugmah chayah (living example) in their daily conduct, keeping Torah and mitzvos be’hiddur (scrupulously), as well as influencing their surroundings in the above mentioned direction and spirit ■ more

    
 
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Farbrengen Chof Daled Teves 5741 
Photograph: JEM Screen Shot
In honor of Chof Daled Teves, JEM presents a video of the Rebbe's Farbrengen marking this day in 5741. Interspersed with Chassidic melodies, the Rebbe's talks shed light on the life of the Alter Rebbe and his dedication to both the Torah and the needs of his brethren. The Alter Rebbe was a prolific Torah scholar, but his main passion in life was to serve the Jewish people ■ more 
    
 
Chof Daled Teves, 5777
 770: Hundreds at Main Farbrengen 
Photograph: Shmuel Amit
A large crowd of Anash and Tmimim gathered in 770 Bais Rabbeinu she'b'Bavel, to commemorate Chof Daled Teves, the yohrtzeit Hilulo of the Alter Rebbe. Rabbi Nachman Twersky, Rabbi Binyomim Zilberstrom of Yerushalayim, and R' Nissim Boaron - father of HaTomim  Schneur Zalman who recovered miraculously from an almost fatal accident, farbrenged with the participants ■ more
    
 
At The Ohel
 PA'Nim from 12,000 Panasaim Read 
Photograph: Shturem
The young representatives of the Panasaim Youth Organization in Eretz Yisroel, spent Shabbos at the Ohel. Over Shabbos Rabbi Chaim Boruch Halberstam farbrenged with the group. After Shabbos, the young soldiers made the proper preparations, entered the Ohel and read the PA"N from 12,000 members of the organization ■ more 
    
 
Yud Shvat 5777
 Rabbi Asher Farkash Guest Mashpia at Kinus 
The coordinators of the Vaad Talmidei HaTmimim HaOlomi have announced that Mashpia Rabbi Asher Farkash, of Yeshivas Lubavitch Buenos Aires, Argentina, will be the main speaker at the Yud Shvat Kinus HaTmimim in Crown Heights. Tmimim from across the globe gather annually to strengthen their hiskashrus ■ more
    
 
Fundraising Campaign for Hakins
 Jewish Community Mourns Thalia Hakin OBM 
The Jewish community in Melbourne, Australia, is united in grief following the death of 10-year-old Thalia Hakin, who was killed when a 26-year-old man plowed his car through a crowd of pedestrians at Bourke Street Mall on Friday afternoon.Thalia was among five people killed, including a 3-month-old baby boy. She was with her 9-year-old sister, Maggie, and her mother, Nathalie, at the time of the incident ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Simon Jacobson
 MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 147 
This Chof Daled Teves episode of MyLife: Chassidus Applied marks the third anniversary of the MyLife program and will be honored by the launch of the third MyLife essay contest 5777 ■ Launching the 3rd Annual MyLife Essay Contest! Lessons from Chof Daled Teves; Do Menial Details Matter? Why is Unity So Powerful? What to Do When Someone You Respect Turns out to Be a Violator? Don't miss tonight's broadcast of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 He Shows Us How, and Gives Us Strength 
Photograph: Chabad.org
What was the main focus and  ikar avoda (primary "toil") of the Alter Rebbe?  In this JEM video clip for Chof Daled Teves, The Rebbe states that the "ikar avoda" was to make Ballei Teshuva ■ more
    
 
Chof Daled Teves
 The Alter Rebbe's Histalkus - Hillulo 
Sadly though, the Alter Rebbe's efforts to help his fellow Jews were cut short. Just ten days after arriving in Piena, he became extremely ill and was nistalek a week later. During the final week before his histalkus, the Alter Rebbe said, Whoever holds on to my klamkah (door handle), I will do him a favor [in return] in this world and in the next one ■ more
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Kadosh - Saidov Chasene Gallery 
Kadosh - Saidov Chasene Gallery
Mazel Tov! Last week, the Kadosh (Kfar Chabad) and Saidov (Rishon L'Tzion) families celebrated the ,arriage of their children HaTomim Dovid and Linoya. The chasene took place at the Bais Rivkah Hall in Kfar Chabad Bais. To the photo gallery
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Axelrod - Grinshtat Chasene Gallery 
Axelrod - Grinshtat Chasene Gallery
Mazel Tov! Last week the Axelrod (Petach Tikvah) and Grinshtat (Brazil) celebrated the marriage of their children HaTomim Eliyohu and Esti. The chasene took place at the Bais Menachem Hall in Kfar Chabad ■ more
    
 
Chof Daled Teves
 Commemorating The Alter Rebbe's Yohrtzeit 
Jews around the world are commemorating the yohrtzeit of the Alter Rebbe tonight and tomorrow, the 24th of Teves.  Many of them are already in Haditch, Ukraine, at his holy Tzion, and many more will arrive during the night and tomorrow, utilizing this auspicious day ■ more
    
 
Farbrengen with The Rebbe
 Histalkus Hilulo Chof Daled Teves, 5741 
Photograph: Excerpt from JEM Film
On Chof Daled Teves, 5741, the Rebbe farbrenged in honor of the Alter Rebbe's histalkus-hilulo ■ To view the farbrengen and read a short synopsis of the Sichos click here
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Shemos: Mi Sam Peh Leadam 
“Mi Sam Peh Leadam…”The Maamar of this week’s Parsha discusses the conversation that took place between Hashem and Moshe by the burning bush, upon Moshe being appointed to redeem the Jewish people from Egypt. The verse describes how Moshe was hesitant to take such a mighty task upon himself and he tried consistently to argue his way out of the position ■ more
    
 

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