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Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Rare Photo: HaMelech Basodeh 
Photograph: JEM
The annual West Indian American Day Parade takes place today, Labor Day, on Eastern Parkway. In the photos the Rebbe is walking into 770 on Labor Day, with a crowd of non Jewish celebrants watching the regal sight ■ more
    
 
Holy Chinuch
 Shaarei Chinuch Directive of the Day 
It is necessary to utilize these days, especially when children return home from camp and are preparing to begin the new school year, and to make efforts that their chinuch be al taharas hakodesh immediately when they return home, even before they start school ■ more
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Brodsky - Dvormirsky Chasene Gallery 
Brodsky - Dvormirsky Chasene Gallery
Brodsky - Dvormirsky Chasene Gallery | Photograph: Nitai Abel/Shturem
Mazel Tov! Last night the Brodsky (Rechovot) and Dvormirsky (Ofakim) families celebrated the marriage of their children HaTomim Elisha and Leah ■ more
    
 
Live Tonight!
 MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 32 

MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 32 Airs Tonight at 8PM ● “Your explanation of non-Jews seemed a bit progressive and not consistent with what we learned about the topic.” This was one of the many comments received after last week’s MyLife Episode 31 ● more

    
 
Security Beefed Up
 Progress Reported on Raksin Murder 
Photograph: Screen Shot mlocal10.com
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Investigators are making progress in tracking down the gunman who shot and killed a rabbi in North Miami Beach.Investigators said they've obtained home surveillance video that shows a man running from the scene shortly after the shooting ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 The Rebbe's View on Ceasefire 
Photograph: Excerpt fron JEM Video
With all recent events happening in Eretz Yisroel, JEM’s Living Torah team decided to put aside their regular programming and release a series of programs presenting some of the Rebbe's views on key issues confronting the residents and leaders in Eretz Yisroel today, as well as his encouragement to the Jews living there ■ more
    
 
Chabad of Hallandale Beach
 Tzvi Hirsh Chaim Bikur Cholim Opens 
Twenty five men and women from South Florida participated in the inaugural meeting of the Tzvi Hirsh Chaim Bikur Cholim, that took place,Thursday, 2 Elul, at Chabad of South Broward Headquarters, 1295 East Hallandale Beach Blvd, Hallandale, FL 33009. The meeting met with great success, with many initiatives launched ■ May we hear the good news of the Refuah Shleima Ukrovah of Tzvi Hirsh Chaim ben Gutal amongst all of Israel in need of a refuah ■ more
    
 
Kids Should Bless
 Shaarei Chinuch Directive of the Day 
CHINUCH HORAAH OF THE DAY: Minhag Yisroel is that children before bar-mitzvah and bas-mitvah also bless ["kesiva vechasima tova", "leshana tova u'metuka"]. Children have also been given the ability to draw down Hashem's bracha, as there are certain matters that children have the same ability as adults ■ more
    
 
Video of the Day
 "The King is in the Field" 
Photograph: Excerpts from Clip
Ari Raskin delivers an inspiring message conveyed through a beautiful melody and powerful video footage ■ The "King in the Field" is a song by Isaac Bitton which depicts the well-known parable of a King who is closely guarded by his soldiers, hidden away in his chambers ■ more 
    
 
The Neirot Foundation
 Parshas Shoftim Refuge and Moshiach 
Photograph: Illustration

Moshiach and Refuge: Nothing in the Torah is happenstance and random. It is therefore clear that if the Torah eludes to the Messianic era with the Cities of Refuge, it is because the two are intrinsically linked and there is a conceptual connection between both ideas. It therefore must be understood: what is the connection between the time of Moshiach and the Cities of Refuge ■ more

    
 
The Chassidishe Parsha
 Maamar Ani Ledodi Vedodi Li 
“Ani Ledodi Vedodi Li…” This Maamar is the famous Maamar of the Alter Rebbe on the acronym “Ani Ledodi Vedodi Li”. This is the verse that Jew lives and breathes throughout the month of Elul and serves as the preparatory Avoda of the month of Tishrei and the High Holidays contained within it. It is the verse that breathes life into Elul and changes the perspective towards Elul, turning it from a month of fear, trepidation and downheartedness from the upcoming judgment, to a month of joy and excitement to once again be with our King ■ more
    
 
PSA
 New Oholei Torah Calendars Available 

For the benefit of the Crown Heights community, the 5775 calendars are now available at local stores on the Avenue. In its unique large format, and appealing style, the Oholei Torah Calendar has become the choice calendar for households in Crown Heights and beyond ■ more

    
 
Raskin Family Sefer Torah
 Simchas Torah in Kfar Chabad 
Photograph: Nitai Abel / Shturem
 Kfar Chabad residents celebrated the gala Hachnosas Sefer Torah dedicated by the Raskin family in honor of their mother Mrs. Sora Raskin, and in koving memory of their father Rabbi Menachem Mendel, OB"M ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Shoftim: Everything is Already Completed 
ONE MUST KNOW AS A HALACHA THAT EVEN NOW PRIOR TO THE REDEMPTION, THERE IS A PROPHECY FROM MOSHIACH EVEN BEFORE THE REDEMPTION: The proclamation of my sainted Father-in-Law, the leader of our generation: "Immediate repentance (and automatically) immediate redemption," and that everything is already completed, including "polishing the buttons," has been mentioned often lately ■ more
    
 
Open Letter to Anash
 Republishing Sefer "Kevuda Bas Melech" 
We’ve all been pained and disturbed by the serious breach of Halacha unfortunately rampant in our community in matters pertaining to tznius. Educating will go a long way to remedy the situation. A means for promoting awareness is in place and that would include republishing the authoritative book on tznius "Kevuda Bas Melech," (regarding the laws of modesty in women’s dress) written by Rabbi Moshe Wiener ■ more
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Tragic Loss: HaBochur Aaron Sofer, OB"M 
Photograph: CHI
Tragedy in Yerushalayim: After almost one week of exhaustive searches for Aaron Sofer, who went missing last Erev Shabbos while hiking with a fellow yeshiva friend in the Yerushalayim Forest, his body was discovered a few hours ago.The global Jewish family davened for his safety all week  ■ more
    
 

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