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A First for Shomrei Shabbos
 UMD Holds Alternate Graduation Ceremony 
For the first time ever, the University of Maryland, College Park hosted an alternative graduation ceremony this Sunday (May 21) to accommodate 22 observant Jewish students who were unable to attend their Saturday graduation because it took place on the Jewish Sabbath ■ more
    
 
RCP to President Trump:
 No "Two Nations for Two People" 
Photograph: Shturem Archive Photo
Large ads appeared in Israeli English-language newspapers this morning in which prominent Israeli Rabbis petitioned US President Donald Trump to avoid falling prey to the mistakes of previous US administrations. The ad, sponsored by the Rabbinical Congress for Peace, reminded the President that every earlier attempt to negotiate an Arab-Israeli peace agreement based on the principle of “land for peace” not only failed, but led to further bloodshed ■ more
    
 
Shock and Disgust
 Meah Shearim: Vandals Desecrate Lubavitcher Shul 
Shock and disgust: Anonymous vandals  broke into the old Chabad shul in Meah She'arim last Friday night, wrecking and trashing  the shul walls, stealing books and pamphlets, and damaging everything in hand. The acts were discovered when the legendary gabbai Rabbi Zvi Chanun returned as usual on Friday night in order to lock the shul gates ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Sicha to N'shei U'Bnos Chabad Convention 
The Rebbe's annual Sicha to the attendees of the Annual International N'shei U'Bnos Chabad Convention:  Although the Festivals repeat themselves year after year, Jews are commanded to see Torah and Mitzvos as given anew each and every day. Especially when it comes to women, we always mention how young they are -- not just to be polite, but because when a woman is connected to Torah and Judaism, then not only does she not grow "old," she becomes renewed, refreshed and younger through her connection to the Source of blessing ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Simon Jacobson
 MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 163 
To give or מot to give when the money may be used for something inappropriate? 50 years from the Six-Day War and Mivtza Tefillin; should school feel like prison? How do we protect the innocent from false allegations of a vindictive spouse?Get the answers tonight on MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 163, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Main Speaker at the Farbrengen: Moshiach 
It is suggested with a “Bakasha Nafshis” (request from the soul) to Jews in the entire world: This coming Shabbos, parshas Bamidbar , during the time of Minchah - Jewish people everywhere, from all segments, should gather in a farbrengen - men, women and children:[of course – separately], in a manner of "one man with one mind ■ The main speaker at that ultimate gathering will be Moshiach Tzidkeinu ■ more
    
 
The Chassidishe Parsha
 Parshas Behar: “ Es Shabsosaiy Tishmoru 

 Likkutei Torah -Parshas Behar “ Es Shabsosaiy Tishmoru .... ”  Parshas Behar discusses the Mitzvah of Shabbos. While there are many verses in the Torah that discuss the Mitzvah of Shabbos, one particular verse in this Parsha holds special significance because it reveals to us a new meaning and inner dimension contained within Shabbos. The verse does not enter into a lengthy discussion to describe this hidden secret of Shabbos, but rather alludes to it with a simple word modification used in the commandment ■ more

    
 
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Bechukosai: Why Material Rewards for Mitzvos 
Why is the reward for keeping Torah and mitzvos a material one? Join Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz's short Parsha shiur based on the Sichos Kodesh of The Rebbe ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Shneur Goldberg
 1 Minute Bitochon Inspirational Video 
Why promises for material blessings? Click play for Rabbi Shneur Goldberg's one minute inspirational video on Parshas Bechukosai ■ more
    
 
Canberra, Australia
 Chabad ACT Expands to New Building 
With gratitude to G-d Almighty, Chabad ACT is delighted to announce that it is expanding into an additional building in Giralang Canberra, Australian Capital Territory ■ Chabad ACT will use the facility to extend its communal, educational and humanitarian activities ■ more
    
 
A Vessel for Brochos
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: Shalom bayis is the vessel that Hashem Yisborach uses to bestow bracha and hatzlacha, good health, parnassah ■ more

    
 
Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm
 Pirkei Avos: The Ten Miracles in the Mikdosh 
This week we learn Perek Chamishi of Pirkei Avos, where the ten miracles that occurred in the Bais HaMikdosh are listed. What can we learn from those miracles? Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm, dean of the popular Online Smicha Program, enlightens us in his weekly video shiur ■ more
    
 
Got Bitachon?
 R' Bentzion Pil: Another Yid First..Literally 

The following story illustrates the real self sacrifice that R' Bentzion Pil had for another Yid with whom he was not familiar. In the year 5695 the communist police arrested ninety people in Charkov, among them R' Bentzion Pil. In the group court case, R' Bentzion was sentenced to seven years imprisonment. In that group there was an unfamiliar Yid who had committed more serious crimes for which he was sentenced to death ■ more

    
 
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Tanya Perek 51: Distribution of G-dly Energy 
This week, Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz's Tanya in English class on Perek 51 in Tanya, focuses on the "Distribution of G-dly Energy. The infinite power of Hashem is concealed in all the worlds equally - higher and lower. Even in the lowest level of revelation everything is connected to Hashem's infinite power more 
    
 
"Early Years" Authors Featured
 Packed Crowd Learns about The Rebbe 

Over two hundred people gathered together on Monday at an event hosted by Kehillath Jeshurun in Manhattan to explore the life of the Rebbe. With standing room only, the audience was treated to a spirited conversation with the authors of the new book, Early Years. The evening was led by Rabbi Dr. Jacob J Schachter of Yeshiva University, who presented his review of the book ■ more

    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Mrs. Devorah Scheiner, OB"M 
With sadness we report the passing of Mrs. Devorah Scheiner, OB"M, of Nachlas Har Chabad. She was 91 years old. She is survived by - yibodlu l'chaim tovim - son R' Ariel, and daughter Mrs. Miriam Cheruty ■ more
    

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