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Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Video: The Rebbes Complaint Against the Schools 
Photograph: JEM Screen Shot
Sicha of the Yud Bais Tammuz, 5745 farbrengen: When it comes to educating young children, how could yeshivas or Jewish schools shut down for the summer?! Torah is our life-source, how can one stop learning for even one day of the year ■ more
Prayers and Thanks
 Valencia Shluchim to Host Special Kiddush 
Photograph: Chabad.org
“You see it. You smell it. Anywhere you drive around the city, you see the fire in the mountains,” said Shliach Rabbi Choni Marozov, co-director of Chabad of Clarita Valley in Southern California with his wife, Frumi. “This was definitely the worst we have seen. There have been other fires similar distances away, but they usually last a day, a day-and-a-half; this one has lasted much longer ■ more
Truth and Peace
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: When a child is told a true story, this positions him [on a foundation of] truth and peace ■ more

Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Parshas Pinchos: The Power of Remorse 
Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz presents his weekly Torah thought on the Parsha of the week. This week, Parshas Pinchos, Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: How great is the power of remorse ■ more
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 A Midget on a Giant's Shoulders 

It was mentioned before that a Jew in golus is higher than golus – he is an emissary of Hashem, and he has to reveal his true self – a servant of the King , that, in matters of Torah and mitzvos, golus has no control over him. Where does one take the power to achieve this? This empowerment comes from the Geula of Yud-Beis-Yud-Gimmel Tammuz ■ more

The Chassidishe Parsha
 Likutei Torah: Parshiyos Pinchas and Matos 
Parshas Pinchas “ Tzav Es Bnei Yisrael Veamarta Aleihem...”  This Maamar speaks about the verse in Parshas Pinchas that discusses the Karbanos offered in the Mishkan and Mikdash ■ Parshas Matos (Eretz Yisroel)  “ Heichaltzu Meitchem ...”This Maamar speaks about an episode in this Parsha that discusses the commandment of Hashem to Moshe to seek vengeance against the people of Midian ■ more
Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm
 Parshas Pinchas: The Laws of Inheritance 
Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm presents another episode of his "Halacha in the Parsha series. This week, Parshas Pinchas, Rabbi Wilhelm discusses the halochos of yerusha - inheritance, as taught from the story of Bnos Tzelofchod ■ more
Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus
 A Small Bite of Shabbos Delight 
This week we learn, live and read the Torah portion of Pinchas, (Matos in Eretz Yisroel), we study the first chapter of Pirkei Avos, and we bless the new, upcoming month of Menachem Av. In this week's Torah reading, there is an historical episode involving Jewish women, that reminds us of the critical role that women have, in Torah, and also in the land of Israel ■ more
Rabbi Yehoishophot Oliver
 The Self-sacrifice of Pinchas 
There are two types of self-sacrifice: Sacrificing the body and sacrificing the neshama. A striking example of one who took not only a physical risk, but a spiritual one, was Pinchas: The Talmud Yerushalmi (Sanhedrin 9:7) states that Pinchas’ act of slaying Zimri was “against the will of the sages” to the point that they wanted to excommunicate him. The only reason they didn't was that he became possessed with the Holy Spirit ■ more
 Levaye of Shliach Rabbi Freedman OB"M 
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The levaya of Shliach Rabbi Moshe HaKohen Freedman - R' Moshe HaKohen ben R' Akiva Yosef - of Bahia Blanca, Argentina, will take place today (Erev Shabbos), leaving from Shomrei Hadas Chapels at 1:00 PM, passing by 770 Eastern Parkway at 2:00 PM on its way to Old Montefiore Cemetery in Queen ■ more
Affect for Life
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: The custom of proper Jewish mothers is that instead of telling children “stories” and “news” from the newspaper or the like, they relate stories from the Torah (including topics that they have not yet been taught in cheder ) with enthusiasm and passion ■ more

Rehab for the Soul:
 90 Year Old Karkafta Celebrates Bar Mitzvah 
Photograph: Chabad.org
Mendel Brikman, 43, a Chabad rabbi and businessman, had recently been accepted to Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains, N.Y ■ In the rehab room, they found a few other patients already there, including an elderly gentleman who turned to them and said, “Shabbat Shalom ■ “For a Chabadnik, the words ‘I’ve never put on tefillin’ trigger something akin to an adrenaline rush ■ more
CGI Montreal
 Hakhel War Features Achdus, Torah & Mitzvos 
Photograph: CHI
Campers and staff at Gan Yisroel-Montreal were split into three teams for ‘Bog War,’ the first month of camp’s version of color war. This summer, the competition was themed ‘Hakhel War,’ with the three teams named “Hakhel Es Ha’am-Achdus,” “Leman’an Yilmedu-Torah” and “Veshamru La’asos-Mitzvos ■ more
AD MOSAI? Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Tragedy: Shliach Rabbi Moshe Friedman OB"M 
With much sadness we report the untimely passing of Shliach Rabbi Moshe HaKohen Friedman,OB"M, of Bahia Blanca, Argentina. R' Moshe was nifter this morning in a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, after a prolonged illness from which he suffered greatly ■ more
Chabad of Conejo Hosts
 200 Show Appreciation for Police Officers 
Law enforcement officers who stand on the front lines to serve and protect are often put into harm’s way. They must think fast but act carefully. The consequences can be deadly ■ Billed as “a celebration of honor, integrity, sacrifice and commitment,” Tuesday’s event hosted by the Chabad of the Conejo was an opportunity for people of all races and religions to express their respect and gratitude for the important work that police do ■ more
My Encounter Down Under
 Non-Stop Interviews with JEM Team 
Photograph: JEM
JEM's My Encounter team is visiting Australia! Immediately upon arrival, the team, led by Rabbis Yechiel Kagan and Zalman Groner, began meeting with people for interviews. It’s been non-stop since. They’ve been conducting four to five interviews every day, each lasting a number of hours. The Rebbe had a special interest in Australian Jewish life, and the stories being related are most unique and inspiring ■ more

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