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Girona Hosts Regional Kinus
 48 Shluchim from 48 Countries Convene 
Shluchei Adoneinu "To Bring Moshiach Tzidkeinu"
Shluchei Adoneinu "To Bring Moshiach Tzidkeinu"
48 Shluchim from 25 countries in Europe and Central Africa, all of whom serve small and isolated Jewish communities on their own, met on Sunday in the city of Girona, Spain ■ This Kinus was a first of its kind, enabling the Shluchim from smaller countries to partake in a more local, regional one ■ more
    
 
L'Chaim!
 Tanya Perek 53: Siyum at The Ohel 
Shturem.org readers studied Tanya in English for the past 52 weeks, with Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz. Last week, Rabbi Minkowicz celebrated the chasene of his daughter in Crown Heights, and completed the study of the Sefer shel Beinonim at the Ohel. Don't miss this historic and emotional shiur ■ Special thanks to David Perez for videotaping the shiur ■ Mazel Tov to Rabbi Minkowicz in the name of the Shturem readership ■ more
    
 
Got Bitachon?
 Trust in Hashem.. not in Man 
There were times in history that people would approach a Rebbe for salvation and the Rebbe would be sure to make the point that the salvation is from Hashem, and not from any other supposed source. One such incident occurred as follows ■ more
    
 
Entire Family Benefits
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: Inasmuch as all members of a Jewish family constitute one body, it is clear that an additional effort by one member of the family in matters of Torah and Mitzvos is of benefit to all the family. This is particularly true in the case of parents who, in any case, have to set an example of high standards ■ more

    
 
Picture of the Day - Portugal
 Rabbi Kotlarsky & Shliach Meet Mayor 
On Friday, Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky of Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch and Rabbi Eli Rosenfeld, the Shliach to Portugal, met with Mr. Carlos Carrères, mayor of Cascais, a city in the center of Portugal, a luxury suburb of Lisbon ■ The visit to Portugal was the first stop before of the European and central Africa regional Kinus which started today in Girona, Spain ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Tanya Perek 52: Connecting to Hashem 
Study Tanya in English with Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz's weekly shiur Tanya. In Perek 52, we learn about the path connecting to Hashem ■ more
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Mrs. Miriam Tzimmel Friedman OBM, 
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Miriam Tzimmel Friedman OBM, longtime Crown Heights resident and matriarch to an illustrious Lubavitch family. She was 101 years old. The levaya will take place tomorrow, Monday, time will be posted when they are announced ■ more 
    
 
The Chassidishe Parsha
 Maamar "Behaaloscha Es Haneiros.. 
This week’s Parsha, Parshas Behaaloscha discusses a most peculiar episode that occurred with the Jewish people in the desert. As is known, during various journeys of the Jewish people in the desert, they faced lack of food and drink and made their complaint well heard before Moshe. In this week’s Parsha the Jewish people complain before Moshe that they do not have meat.They lamented over the luxurious foods they ate in Egypt ■ more
    
 
Staying On The Derech
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: I heard from the elder chassidim that in their time there was a custom that every day each person would say the kepital of Tehillim that corresponds to the years of his life [his age]. For example, if a person was 20 years old, he would say kepital 21 of Tehillim. Similarly, they would say also the Tehillim that corresponded to the the age of their sons and daughters ■ more

    
 
Leb'n Mit Der Tzeit
 Tes Vov Sivan: Friediker Rebbe Arrested 
Shortly after midnight of the 15th of Sivan of 5687, the Friediker Rebbe was arrested by agents of the GPU (Soviet Secret Police) and Yevsketzia ("Jewish section" of the Communist Party) ■ more
    
 
Video Promo
 Jem's "My Story" Sneak Peek 
In JEM's new book 'My Story', 41 people open the door to their private experiences with the Rebbe. Step into their stories of connection, comfort and care, told in vivid, first-person detail. Click "play" for a sneak peek of the book ■ more

    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Why Mivtza Tefillin? Why Not Kashrus? 

. . Fifty years ago, 5727  several days before the outbreak of the Six-Day-War , the Rebbe initiated “ mivtza Tefillin ” – encouraging Jews world-wide to put on Tefillin , thereby helping our brethren in Eretz Yisrael . In response to the questions asked concerning mivtza Tefillin , the Rebbe responded many times. The following is what the Rebbe responded to Benzion Rader (of London, England) during Yechidus ... as well as what followed in the aftermath ■ more

    
 
Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus
 A Small Bite of Shabbos Delight 

Just as there are seven lights in the Menorah, so too are there seven general categories of souls, reflecting seven different personalities, based on the seven attributes.  Although ultimately, every person has their particular mission, based on the nature of one's soul, there is an intrinsic value beyond our mission. This binds us as one. We are all part of one Menorah ■ more

 
    
 
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 "Is it Possible to Change G-d's Mind?" 
In this week's short video on Parshas Behaaloscho, Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz answers the question: "Is it possible to change G-d's Mind?" Rabbi Minkowicz's shiurim are based on the Sichos kodesh of The Rebbe ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm
 Behaaloscho: A Halacha in the Parsha 
This week's Parsha, Behaaloscho, tells of Hashem's command to Moshe Rabbeinu to construct the Silver Trumpets. Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm, dean of the Online Smicha Program, enlightens on this unique halacha ■ more
    
 
Palpable Torah Atmosphere
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: Some think that because their child is sent to a frum school, a school where the children learn only limmudei kodesh, they have fulfilled their obligation. Parents must know that although a Torah institution is very important in order for the child to hold onto his chinuch, the Torah atmosphere in the home must be palpable ■ more

    

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