B"H Tuesday, 9 Iyar 5775 | April 28 2015
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 Kinus Tzeirei Hashluchim 

We are pleased to inform you that we will once again be coordinating the “Kinus Tzeirei Hashluchim” for sons of shluchim, to take place during the International Kinus Hashluchim. ■ The program, for boys ages 9-12, will be an educational, fun, and exciting experience. It will begin Thursday, November 20th/ Cheshvan 22nd, with an all day program to accommodate shluchim arriving on Wednesday November 19th / Cheshvan 21st. This program will not include sleeping accommodations. More

    
 
 Torah Seminar with 750 shluchim 
Today, at Chabad of Encino, California there took place a High Holiday, Sukkos and Simchas Torah seminar - with over 750 Shluchim participating via live broadcast on www.ShluchimExchange.com and 40 Shluchim in physical attendance. More+photos
    
 
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 Rabbi Pickle 
Students at Turlington Plaza make Kosher dill pickles and learn about keeping Kosher during an event sponsored by the Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student Center and the Lubavitch-Chabad Student Group at t
Students at Turlington Plaza make Kosher dill pickles and learn about keeping Kosher during an event sponsored by the Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student Center and the Lubavitch-Chabad Student Group at t

Rabbi Pickle stood about 5 feet tall with a green apron and a big, red beard. ■ Behind him was a buffet of 200 cucumbers, dozens of garlic cloves and cartons of kosher salt, all waiting to be squished and sealed in a jar. ■ Rabbi Pickle, or Menachem Margolin, visited the Lubavitch–Chabad Jewish Student Center on Wednesday night for kosher–pickle making, a free workshop for students and area residents to teach people how to preserve kosher dill pickles. ■ More+video

 

    
 
 New Jewish Center at Binghamton U. 
The new Chabad Center for Jewish Life on Murray Hill Road in Vestal is holding a grand opening on Sunday. The 24,000-square-foot structure has a great room that can accommodate 450 people, a synagogue
The new Chabad Center for Jewish Life on Murray Hill Road in Vestal is holding a grand opening on Sunday. The 24,000-square-foot structure has a great room that can accommodate 450 people, a synagogue | Photograph: CHUCK HAUPT / Press & Sun-Bulletin
VESTAL, NY — The Jewish community at Binghamton University showcased its hub for cultural and spiritual life Sunday with the dedication of the $3.5 million Chabad Center for Jewish Life on Murray Hill Road in Vestal. More
    
 
"Welcome aboard Flight 18 to Chabad of Port Washington"
 17th Annual Dinner takes off at Hangar of Talon Air 
"Good evening ladies and gentlemen, welcome aboard Flight Number 18, please fasten your safety belts and get ready for...." these were the wrods that opened its annual Dinner celebration, marking 17 years of commitment to the community of Purt Washington headed by Chabad shliach Rabbi Sholom  and Sarah Esther Paltiel. The dinner was held at the new, state of the art Hangar of Talon Air. ■ More+photo gallery+video  
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Chabad brings tefillin
 Connection to Jews in Prison 
 rabbinical student teaches an inmate at Northern State Prison in Newark, N.J., about tefillin.
rabbinical student teaches an inmate at Northern State Prison in Newark, N.J., about tefillin. | Photograph: Johanna Ginsberg/New Jersey Jewish News
Charles Smith tries to recall the last time he participated in the tefillin ritual as the rabbinical student wraps his arm. ■ "It's been a long time," Smith says, then recites the corresponding prayer. ■ The student, Chaim Gurary, and colleague Chaim Kohn ask for the Hebrew names of the gray-haired men in beige suits before Kohn explains the significance of the tefillin. ■ More
    
 
Lubavitch Headquarters To Launch
 Mentoring Program forShluchim 
(lubavitch.com) Chabad representatives are givers: of time, of advice, and a home-cooked meal. More commonly known as shluchim, the representatives—also referred to as emissaries or envoys—teach Judaism on a global scale. Now, an innovative program is turning the tables and putting them on the receiving end. More
    
 
Jewish Student Center at Binghamton
 Hailed as Spiritual Landmark 
Binghamton University president Lois B. DeFleur, local developer Barry Newman, international investor and philanthropist George Rohr, and Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbis Moshe Kotlarsky of Lubavitch World Hea
Binghamton University president Lois B. DeFleur, local developer Barry Newman, international investor and philanthropist George Rohr, and Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbis Moshe Kotlarsky of Lubavitch World Hea | Photograph: Julie Munn
Invoking a blessing bestowed by Moses on the Jewish people at the dedication of the biblical Tabernacle, an estimated 600 people consecrated the newly expanded Chabad Center for Jewish Life at Binghamton University. ■ Telling stories of transformations both personal and institutional, a slate of speakers – including university president Lois B. DeFleur – lauded the center and its directors, Rabbi Aaron and Rivkah Slonim, for transforming Jewish life at the 14,435-student school four hours from New York City. More
    
 
 Two days with the Chabad.org staff 
Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky
Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky

Members of the editorial team of Chabad.org – the world’s leading Jewish website and the flagship site of the Chabad Lubavitch movement – gathered from across the globe last week in New York for two days of intense brainstorming and skill-building sessions. ■ More and photo gallery

    
 
Shturem article
 Kievman: "I can't believe it..." 
The story in Shturem that prompted the Haaretz article
The story in Shturem that prompted the Haaretz article

Brooklyn, NY - Boruch Kievman still can’t believe the media storm that has descended on him since rumors hatched that the legendary late Lubavitcher rebbe used to shop at the legendary, nameless shoe store Kievman manages in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood. ■ More

    
 
Teshura distributed at the Kotlarsky-Kesselman wedding
 Preview disk of new JEM video 
Last Wednesday the Kesselman-Kotlarsky wedding took place in Crown Heights. It turned into a mini Shluchim conference as hundeds of shluchim came to take part in the simcha.
The guests received as a Teshura a 45 minute disc that was a preview of a new JEM video soon to come out defining the world of prayer. It contains very moving segments of the Rebbe during prayer. ■ Click here to see video
    
 
 The first thing Armstrong met when landing on the moon was a Chabadnik 

During his weekly TV program, Rabbi David Lau, Rabbi of Moddiin, spoke about Jews who leave Israel. "Today there is no problem since wherever you go today you'll find a Chabad House ■ Then he quipped "when Armstrong reached the moon the first thing he met when he went out of the space ship was a Chabadnik who suggested that he put on Tefilin..." Click here to warth video clip

    
 
 Fried sings G-d Bless America 

During the Chabad Telethon that was broadcast live from Shturem Sunday Chassidic superstar Avrohom Fried sang "G-d Bless America" ■ It was an emotional site to see the American flag on a huge screen while Fried proudly sang a national anthem of the United States. ■ Shturem is proud to post a video clip of this event. Click here.

    
 
 Crown Heights mourns Mrs. Lazaroff obm 
Photograph: Baruch Ezagui, Shturem
Crown Heights today attended the funeral of Mrs. Menucha Lazaroff obm who passed away yesterday. ■ Mrs. Lazaroff had served for 30 years as a principal and educator at Beis Rivkah so today when her "aron" left Shomrei Hadas Funeral Chapel in Boro Park it passed Beis Rivkah in Crown Heights and all the girls in school went out to the funeral. ■ From there the "aron" proceeded to 770 where hundreds of Rabbonim, shluchim, mashpiim and Anash joined the crowd. ■ Photos of the funeral
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 One Night, Four Vorts: Gallery 
Thje Rebbe's Shchuna Celebrates
Thje Rebbe's Shchuna Celebrates | Photograph: Boruch Ezagui, Shturem

Crown Heights was bubbling with joy, and mashke flowed freely, as Rabbonim, Shluchim, Mashpiim, friends, relatives and neighbors joined with eight dear families from Anash who celebrated the vorts of their children, in four different venues in Crown Heights, last night ■ more 

    

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