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Don't Neglect
 Shaarei Chinuch Directive of the Day 
Chinuch Hor'oah of the Day: Even though these mitzvos [Mishloach Manos and Matanos La'evyonim] are easier to fulfill than other mitzvos… the Yetzer HaRa tries all types of tricks to prevent people from keeping these mitzvos. Therefore, even among those that keep other mitzvos of Purim with hiddurim, this mitzvah is neglected ■ more
    
 
Hilchos Purim
 Audio: Traveling to Yerushalayim 
Don't miss: Click to join a fascinating Purim Halacha shiur on the topic of "Traveling to Yerushalayim ■ more
    
 
Special Pre - Purim Edition
 MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 58 
Pre-Purim Special: Joy & Jewish Pride Sadness vs. Clinical Depression; Arrogance vs. Chassidishe Confidence. Purim touches on many fundamental themes in our lives. The first being joy. We have the mitzvah to be happy in life, especially in the month of Adar and on Purim. But how is this practical when we are faced with challenges and pain that do the opposite of bringing joy into our lives? Is it realistic to always be b'simchah, filled with real joy? Seems like an impossible standard ■ more
    
 
CTeens Havdala Video
 Times Square Extreme Makeover 
Photograph: Excerpt from Video
Video of the Day: Watch as The Rebbe and CTeens conquer Times Square this past Motzoei Shabbos, at the Mega Havdala Ceremony, 5755 ■ to the video
    
 
In Honor of The Rebbe
 Anonymous Torah Donor at Sunnyvale 
Anonymous Torah Donor at Chabad of Sunnyvale. Chabad of Sunnyvale, CA, which is directed by Rabbi Yisroel Hecht, welcomed a new Sefer Torah this past Sunday, the 3rd day of Adar. The event began with the completion of the writing of the Sefer Torah, as community members--under the expert guidance of Crown Heights Sofrim -- Rabbi Rachamim Ladaev, and his son Rabbi Levi Ladaev—inscribed the final letters of the Torah ■ The Sefer Torah was donated by an Anonymous donor in honor of the Lubavicher Rebbe & Rabbi Meir Bal Hanes ■ more
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Weisglas - Barak Chasene Gallery 
Weisglas - Barak Chasene Gallery
Weisglas - Barak Chasene Gallery | Photograph: Nitai Abel/ Shturem
Mazel Tov! On Thursday night the Weisglas (Kiryat Ata) and Barak (Natzeret Ilit) families celebrated the marriage of their children HaTomim Yisroel and Shifra ■ more
    
 
They Ask, We Answer
 Yes, We Are Going Campaigning 
Have you noticed that Lubavitch - Chabad Chassidus has been the most popular object of this election campaign?  Almost every day we made the headlines: will we vote, for which party, which party is in line with the Rebbe's instructions, may we get involved in politic, etc. etc ■ more
    
 
To Step Beyond
 Shaarei Chinuch Directive of the Day 
Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: Although my thoughts regarding the mitzvah of giving ‘gifts to the poor’ (‘matanos laevyonim’) on Purim are self-explanatory and need no further explanation, I wish to add the following: In addition to the halachic obligation to give gifts to the poor on Purim, this has pedagogical value as well. For this educates and accustoms children to step beyond their natural selfishness ■ more
    
 
CTeens
 1500 Participants at Annual Shabbaton 
Photograph: Bentzi sasson

1500 teens from 186 cities from 10 countries worldwide participate in the annual Chabad Teen Network - CTeen Shabbaton, which began today (Friday) in New York. In the last 24 Hours, dozens of groups from the United States, Canada, Brazil, Israel, Germany, France, England, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore arrived in Crown Heights for the Shabbaton which will be ending on Sunday ■ more

    
 
Tes Adar II
 The Friediker Rebbe Arrives in the U. S. 
Tes Adar II, 5700
Tes Adar II, 5700 | Photograph: Excerpt from JEM Clip
On Adar Sheni 9, 5700 (March 19, 1940) the Rebbe arrived in New York on the S.S. Drottningholm. He was enthusiastically welcomed by thousands of followers and many representatives of various organizations, as well as civic authorities ■ more 
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New Film
 Tes Adar: "America is No Different" 
Photograph: Excerpt fron JEM Video
In honor of Tes Adar we present a clip from the JEM Film "America is No Different ■ to the trailer
    
 
Benny & Chony
 Parshas Tetzave: 90 Second Dvar Torah Live! 
Photograph: Screen Shot
Join Chony & Benny as they deliver their weekly 90 second dvar Torah on Parshas Tetzave, from a very unique venue ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Amalek: Master of Deception 
Master of Deception: There is a spiritual Amalek within each and every one of us, and great caution must be taken against his treachery, which we must always remember and eradicate . Just as it was physically, that Amalek confronted the Jewish people on their way from Egypt to Mattan Torah , similarly, also in the spiritual dimension of Amalek – he opposes everything Torah stands for. Due to his unabated chutzpah and arrogance, he cannot tolerate the pure faith which a Jew has, nor any other values in holiness ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm
 It's My Way or the Highway? 
Join Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm, Dean of Online Smicha, in his fascinating Halacha Shiur.  It's MY WAY or the HIGHWAY! May one force their agenda if the halacha is like them ■ more
    
 
Neirot In - Depth Sicha
 Parshas Tetzave: The Essence of Moshe 
Though Parshas Tetzaveh alludes to Moshe multiple times, it makes no mention of Moshe, by name. This Sicha reveals the deeper relevance of this that is expressive of Moshe’s essential character. When reading Parshas Tetzaveh one will notice, that although most Torah portions are replete with mentions of Moshe, in this week his name is absent ■ more
    
 
The Chassidishe Parsha
 “Veata Tetzavah” & “Chayav Inish Lebesumei” 
“Veata Tetzavah” & “Chayav Inish Lebesumei” The Holiday of Purim is a memorable day in the life of every Jew. Indeed, its unique character is not merely a personal feeling but one echoed by our Sages[1] as well, who maintain that in the future, all Holidays will be nullified with the exception of Purim. The Alter Rebbe states that the joy of Purim surpasses the joy of any other Holiday,[2] highlighting the special status bestowed upon Purim above all the other Holidays ■ more
    
 

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