B"H Friday, 9 Kislev 5777 | December 09 2016
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Tes Kislev
 The Niggun of the Mittele Rebbe's Kapelye 
 At a Farbrengen 10 Kislev, 5741, the Rebbe requests a Niggun that was sung by the Mittler Rebbe's Kapelye. From the weekly video magazine, ‘Living Torah’. Courtesy of JEM ■ more 
    
 
Tes Kislev
 Yom Huledes and Hilulo of the Mittele Rebbe 
The Tzion in Niezhin
The Tzion in Niezhin | Photograph: Shturem Archives
Rabbi DovBer of Lubavitch was born in Li'ozna, White Russia in 5533, on the 9th of Kislev, to his father, the Alter Rebbe, and mother Rebbetzin Sterna.  The Mittele Rebbe  assumed the leadership of Chabad upon his father's histalkus in 5572 ■ more
    
 
Easy to Acquire
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: With regard to what you write, that many skills are necessary to fulfill the demands of this world [i.e., to earn a parnassah], to our regret, matters such as [the knowledge needed in order to make parnassah] can be acquired much more easily by the youth than limmudei kodesh ■ more

    
 
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Keeping Your Word: To What Extent? 
"To what extent do you have to go to keep your word? Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz answers this question based on the Sichos Kodesh of The Rebbe ■ more

    
 
My Encounter with The Rebbe
 Here's My Story: Vos Iz Mit Simcha? 
Mr. Bentzion Bernstein is a practicing lawyer in London, England, where he was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in 5770.I was born, raised and educated in England, earning a law degree from London University. But, early on, I became disillusioned with practicing law and, in 5719, I decided to pursue a career in Jewish education instead ■ Whenever there was a farbrengen and the Rebbe was handing out Kos Shel Bracha – he would say to me “Un vos iz mit simcha ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm
 Vayeitzei: A Halacha in the Parsha 
What halochos do we learn from the weddings of Yaakov Avinu? Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm, dean of the Online Smicha Program, examines the halachic gleanings from Parshas Vayeitzei ■ more
    
 
Got Bitachon?
 How to Earn a Livelihood 

A powerful story that clearly illustrates that utilizing inborn natural talents is the gate to earning פרנסה took place when Reb Berel Zaltzman left Russia with his family and merited to travel to the Rebbe for the month of Tishrei 5732. Reb Berel was a naturally talented chazzan and he davened for the omud in the Rebbe's minyan during Tishrei, to everyone's delight ■ more

    
 
"You Bring the Chayus"
 Rabbi Raitport Amazed at OT's Growth 
Photograph: CHI
HaRav Yitzchok Raitport, a dear friend and loyal supporter of Oholei Torah visited the mossad this past week. Rabbi Raitport gave a fascinating shiur on the first perek of Mesachtas K’suvos. (see video link below) The shiur was held in the Raitport Beis Medrash, a crown jewel of Chabad yeshivas worldwide ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Tanya Perek 32: The Heart of the Tanya 
Tanya in English: Study Perek 32 (Lev) with Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz. Rabbi Minkowicz explains in simple language, the three levels of soul connections, and seeing the good in others ■ more
    
 
RCP Slams Jewish Home Party
 "You Can't Bribe G-d with a Regulation Bill" 
The Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP) has lashed out against the ministers and MK’s of the Jewish Home Party for agreeing to the evacuation of Amona saying that you can’t bribe G-d with a Regualtion Bill ■ more
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Benisti - Alimi Chasene Gallery 
Benisti - Alimi Chasene Gallery
Mazel Tov! Last night, Wednesday, the Benisti and Alimi families celebrated the marriage of their children at the Bais Menachem Hall in Kfar Chabad. To the photo gallery
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Zalmanov - Garelik Chasene Gallery 
Zalmanov - Garelik Chasene Gallery
Mazel Tov! Last night, Wednesday, the Zalmanov (Tzfas) and Garelik (Ashkelon) fanilies, celebrated the marriage of their children HaTomim Dovid Abba and Chasie. The chasene took place at the Bais Rivkah Hall in Kfar Chabad Bais. To the photo gallery
    
 
Audacity
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: Concerning what you write about altering the curriculum of Tomchei Temimim to introduce secular studies into it, even though you suggest doing so only for certain specific classes, I do not know what to make of the audacity in this ■ more

    
 
Chanuka 5777
 Victoria Launches Festivities with Chabad CBD 
Chanukah celebrations started early at Victoria’s Parliament House on Monday when Premier Daniel Andrews lit the Menorah. Andrews, who lit the Menorah with Rabbi Chaim Herzog of Chabad of Melbourne CBD looking on, praised the community for its “focus on family, hard work, philanthropy, always fighting for fairness, for never settling for anybody being treated badly in our city and our state ■ more
    
 
Please Donate NOW
 GoFundMe Campaign for Prof. Dovid Kaufman 
My dear friend, Professor David Kaufmann, has been overcoming "yenne machla" for over two years. He has endured many rounds of chemotherapy, has fought through dangerous abdominal surgery at MD Anderson in Houston to remove a large tumor, and finally has moved back home to New Orleans to continue treatment ■ more
    
 
Attention Anash
 Tehillim for Rabbi Adin Even Yisrael 
Photograph: Yisroel Bardugo/ Archive Photo

Anash and the Tmimim are requested to take a moment to say Tehillim for Rabbi Adin ben Rivka Leah (Steinsaltz) Even Yisrael, who suffered a stroke and is hospitalized in the ICU at Shaarei Zedek ■ more

    
 

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