B"H Tuesday, 9 Iyar 5775 | April 28 2015
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Moscow, Russia
 Missing Russian Jew Saved from Cremation 
Photograph: Shturem
 Two weeks ago, an elderly Jewish man disappeared in Moscow. His son, who resides in the US, tuned to Head Shliach Rabbi Berel Lazar to help locate his father. The Chesed Center, Zaka and other organizations combined efforts to search for the man ■ more
    
 
Good News from Nepal
 Daniel & Mendy are B"H Safe 
Since Nepal was hit by a mega earthquake on Shabbos, Anash the world over davened for the safety of two Crown Heights residents, Mendy Losh and Daniel Cole, on a trek in the Himalaya Mountains. There had been no communication from them, and panic was setting in ■ more
    
 
Bais Chabad Berdichev, Ukraine
 Boyaner Rebbe Sandak at Bris 
Photograph: Shturem

 Two residents of Berdichev, Ukraine, underwent Bris Milah yesterday at the Bais Chabad under the leadership of Shliach Rabbi Moshe Thaler. The Sandek at the first Bris was the Admur of Boyan from Yerushalayim, who is in Ukraine visiting the kevorim of his holy ancestors ■ more 

    
 
One Step Close to Moshiach
 First Round of Chidon Competition Begins 
972 students worldwide took the first qualifying test in the international tournament of 613 mitzvos. After months of learning new material and reviewing it long and hard, students from around the world took the first pre-Chidon test last Wednesday ■ “There is no need to elaborate on how much it means to the Rebbe that every man, woman, and child study the daily portion of Rambam ■ more
    
 
Sweets for Brochos
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day 
Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: Not only are we particular in making sure they say the brachos and warn them not to eat without a bracha, chas ve"shalom. But, we also accustom them to say many brachos ■ more
    
 
Tonight at 8
 MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 65 
MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 65: “Rabbi Jacobson, I appreciate your ability and willingness to speak candidly about many sensitive topics. I am not sure if this is crossing the line, but can you address the rising rate of divorce in the community? Why is this happening? Is it a crisis? What can we do about it ■ more
    
 
15th Regional Kinus HaShluchim
 Paris: The Rebbe's French Revolution Continues! 
Photograph: Hassidout.org

Two hundred of The Rebbe's Shluchim to France posed for their annual group picture yesterday. The Shluchim convened for the 15th time, with the presence of beloved Head Shliach Rabbi Mulle Azimov, ob"m, sorely missing. R' Mulle was the driving force behind the Rebbe's French Revolution ■ more

    
 
Rabbi & Mrs. Mendy Singer
 New Shluchim Enlist in The Rebbe's Army 
Photograph: Chabad.org
Mazel Tov! New Shluchim have joined The Rebbe's Army: Rabbi Mendy and Chaya Singer and daughter Margalit will moving to Bristol, England, and will serve the Jewish students and staff at the University of Bristol. Chabad.org has the full story ■ more
    
 
Kiryat Gat Shul in Flames
 Tmimim Rescue Eight Sifrei Torah 
Photograph: Kol Chai Website

Firefighters worked through the night on Motzoei Shabbos to control a blaze that broke out at the Dovid Halevi Shul, right near Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim. The Tmimim begged the firefighters to save the Sifrei Torah, they entered the burning shul despite the danger, and brought out the Sifrei Torah ■ more

    
 
The Himalayas
 No Contact Yet from Two CH Men 
Pleae say Tehillim for the safety and wellbeing of two Crown Heighters -Daniel Cole and Mendy Losh -  on a trip to Nepal,who have not as yet contacted their families after the devastating earthquake and its aftershocks. CrownHeights.info brings the details ■ more
    
 
Right on Time
 First Jewish Watch App Launched 
Photograph: Chabad.org
Watch out! Watch this! Many clever lines will draw attention to the novelty of the upcoming Apple Watch, but right now, all eyes can turn to the first Jewish app for the new gadget, which will make the technology even handier for many users.Released on Wednesday night, a much-anticipated Jewish app for the watch was launched by Chabad.org’s app team, bringing together the 3,000-year-old Jewish calendar with the hottest new item in technology these days ■ more
    
 
A Calming Message
 Disaster in Nepal: Hundreds at Bais Chabad 
Photograph: Photographed by a Non-Jew

A mega - earthquake stuck Katmandu today at 11:55, reaching a 7.9 magnitude. Over one thousand victims have lost their lives in the disaster, and many more are feared trapped. Hundreds of Jews from Eretz Yisroel have gathered in the Bais Chabad, and Shluchim Rabbi Chezky and Chanie Lifshitz sent the following message to their worried families ■ more

    
 
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 "If There Were Only That Much Fear of G-d" 
Photograph: Excerpt fron JEM Video
Nothing to Fear: In the days preceding May 5, 1990 Russian anti-Semitic groups threatened violence reminiscent of the pogroms at the turn of the century ■ more
    
 
The Freedom Challenge
 FreedoMan World Tour in Photos 
Lego superhero FreedoMan traveled the globe to forty different cities, from Ghana, Africa to Anchorage, Alaska, and many other places in between, to encourage children to complete the KIDS Magazine Pesach Mitzvah Missions and meet the Freedom Challenge ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Rephael Tennenhaus
 A Small Bite of Shabbos Delight 
Last week we wrote about the special blessing of wealth associated with this year, on account of reading 8 times Shemini- - a year in which the Torah reading Shemini is read 8 times, is a blessing for a "fat" wealthy year, both materially and spiritually. This week we will speak of the special blessing of health associated each year with the new month of Iyar ■ more
    
 
The Chassidishe Parsha
 Maamar Isha Ki Sazria Veyalda Zachar 
“Isha Ki Sazria Veyalda Zachar…” This week’s Parsha, Parshas Tazria, discusses the stages of impurity and subsequent sacrifices which a woman is obligated to bring to the Temple after she gives birth. The verses distinguish between the birth of a male and female child. If she gives birth to a male child, she is to sit 7 days in impurity and then wait an additional 33 days to bring the offering to the Temple ■ more
    
 

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