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Celebrating 118
 Mazel Tov, Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim 
Tomchei Tmimim Began Here
Tomchei Tmimim Began Here | Photograph: Yechiel Ofner
Today, the 15th of Elul, Lubavitcher Chassidim around the world are celebrating the 118th yom huledes of Yeshivas Tomchei Tmimim, established during the Sheva Brochos week of the Frierdiker Rebbe ■ Tomchei Tmimim has a glorious past, present and future, and the Tmimim, for the past 118 years, and until the hisgalus of Melech HaMoshiach imminently, are on the forefront of any and every Jewish cause ■ more
    
 
A Kush Fun Rebb'n
 Yohrtzeit: Rabbi JJ Hecht, OB"M 
The Rebbe and Rabbi JJ Hecht
The Rebbe and Rabbi JJ Hecht
The Hakafah was of course, a lively one with the Rebbe leading on all of those assembled with the motions of his holy arms, body and soul. At the conclusion of this Hakafah when the Torahs were being returned to the ark in preparation for the next Hakafah, the Rebbe’s eyes made contact with eyes of Rabbi J.J. and when doing so suddenly the Rebbe gestured with his hand ■ more
    
 
The Rebbe's Bakosho Nafshis
 Preparing for Shabbos Achdus 
This year, 5775, the Shabbos before Shovuos is also Erev Yom Tov. Therefore, many Lubavitcher kehillos have designated this Shabbos, Parshas Bechukosai -Shabbos Chazak and Shabbos Mevorchim - as Shabbos Achdus ■ "Preparation for these activities, and appropriate publicity should start as soon as possible and every moment of the day should be properly utilized. The approach must be in a pleasant and peaceful manner, day by day, leading up to the coming Shabbos and especially the time of "greatest delight" (late afternoon), when everyone will gather together ■ to the Rebbe's Sicha
    
 
59 Years Ago
 Students Savagely Attacked in Kfar Chabad 
Photograph: Chabadnews.com
That night, the Rebbe spoke of Jewish self-sacrifice and martyrdom al kiddush Hashem (for the sanctification of G-d's name), about the rebuilding of the Holy Land, and the redemption of Israel . Tears flowed from his eyes as he spoke. All night he spoke and wept, sang and wept, and wept still more ■ more
    
 
Chof Hey Adar
 Yom Huledes: Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka 
Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka (Moussia) Schneerson was born in Babinovitch, near the Russian city of Lubavitch, on Shabbos, the 25th of Adar, in 5661. She was the second of three daughters of the Frierdiker Rebbe, and Rebbetzin Nechama Dina Schneersohn ■ more
    
 
The Mitteler Rebbe
 Tes Kislev: Yom Huledes and Hillulo 
Rabbi Dov Ber was born on the 9th of Kislev, in the year 5534, in Liozna, also in White Russia, where his father was the spiritual leader (Maggid) of the community, and of many Chas­sidim in White Russia and Lithuania, and other parts of Russia ■ Rabbi Dov Ber .passed away on the 9th of Kislev, on the very day he was born 54 years earlier ■ more
    
 
Chof Cheshvan- 154 Years
 Yom Huledes of the Rebbe Rashab 
Photograph: DJC,com.ua
Tonight, Chof Marcheshvan, we celebrate the 154th Yom Huledes of the Rebbe Rashab ■  The Rebbe Rashab was born to his heilige parents, the Rebbe MaHaRaSh and Rebbetzin Rivka.  Years after his birth, the Rebbetzin Rivka related the amazing events that preceded his birth ■ more
    
 
A Picture Essay
 The Arrest of The Alter Rebbe 
On the 13th of Tishrei, 5559 (September 12th, 1798), the Czar ordered the arrest and incarceration of Rabbi Schneur Zalman and some of his Chasidim. These were to be brought under heavy guard to S. Petersburg ■ more
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Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 TAKE THE SIMCHA TO THE STREETS 

Chabad Chassidim would traditionally gather during Simchas-Bais-Hashoeva for a farbrengen, where Torah and inspiring talks would be discussed and that would lead to song and dance ■ In recent years, we too have been placing more emphasis on actual singing and dancing in celebrating Simchas-Bais-Hashoeva ■ more

    
 
How, When, What
 Minhogim for Erev Yom Kippur & Yom Kippur 
Shturem presents a compilation of minhogei Lubavitch for Erev Yom Kippur and Yom Kippur ■ more
    
 
Chof Tes Ellul
 Yom Huledes of The Rebbe Tzemach Tzedek 
Today,the 29th of Elul, is the yom huledes of the Rebbe Tzemech Tzedek, the third Rebbe of N'siei Chabad. In honor of his yom huledes, we present a brief biography of his birth and early years ■ more 
    
 
Yud Gimmel Iyar
 Yohrtzeit of Rabbi Yisroel Aryeh Leib, OB"M 
Photograph: My Tzadik
"You knew my brother very well; tell me something you remember about him." (After sharing many different memorable things with the Rebbe that I experienced with his brother Reb Yisroel Aryeh Leib.). The Rebbe then told me: "He had a very good head, and a very good memory. He passed away at a young age, it's a pity ■ more
    
 
Vov Adar I
 Today: Yohrtzeit of the Rashag, OB"M 
Today, the 6th of Adar, is the yahrzeit of Rabbi Shmaryahu Gurary of blessed memory, the Rebbe's brother-in-law ■ more
    
 
"Eschalta d'Geula"
 The Friedike Rebbe Released from Prison 
Though he knew that there were GPU agents present, he spoke to the assembled crowd, encouraging all to persist in the very activities for which he had been arrested. "This," he proclaimed "all the nations of the world must know: Only our bodies were sent into exile ■ more
    
 
Yom HaBohir 28 Sivan
 Chassidim the World Over Celebrate 72 
The Rebbetzin would later recount that throughout their flight from the advancing Germans, the Rebbe retained his characteristic devotion to helping others, and to the observance of even the most minute details of Jewish law and custom ■ more
    
 
My Encounter with The Rebbe
 Dr. Laz Recalls Amazing Yechidus 
Prognosis: Positive.  When it's three doctors against one rabbi, who would you believe ■ more
    
 

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