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L'Zchus R' Mendel Itkin
 World Wide Likutei Sichos Study Campaign 
As everyone has heard that R' Mendel Itkin was very involved in learning and giving shiurim on a daily basis. One of the seforim he spent a lot of his time in was Likkutei Sichos.As Shiva has just ended, In his zchus a worldwide campaign has begun to complete the entire Likkutei Sichos l'ilui nishmas Menachem Mendel ben Meir Itkin A"H ■ more
    
 
"A Chossid to His Core"
 New York, Sydney & LA Mourn R' Mendel Itkin 
Photograph: Noel Kessel/ JN
Chabad communities in Sydney, New York and Los Angeles are simultaneously in mourning, as tributes continue to flow in for influential Rabbi Mendel Itkin, who died from ill health in Sydney on December 11, aged 61.Addressing a well-attended funeral service at the Sydney Chevra Kadisha on Monday, Nefesh Synagogue’s Rabbi Aron Moss described Rabbi Itkin as a “chossid to his core”, whose kindness, empathy and charisma “touched so many lives” and whose love of learning was “legendary ■ more
    
 
Attention Anash
 Urgent Tehillim for Immediate Good Health 
Urgent: Please take a moment and say a Kapital Tehillim for Menachem Mendel ben Sima Chasya, a 61-year-old husband and father in desperate need of a speedy Refuah Shleima ■ more
    
 
Tehillim Still Needed
 Rabbi Deitch's Attackers Arrested 
Four suspects have been arrested in connection with the brutal beating and robbery of Rabbi Mendel Deitsch, police in Zhitomir, Ukraine say that the four – two men and two women – were arrested and charged in connection with the brutal incident which occurred two weeks ago ■ more
    
 
Tishrei in Beis Chayeinu
 Vaad HaTmimim: Mivtzoim Kits for Orchim 
Photograph: Shimmy Kutner/ Shturem
Every Erev Shabbos the guest Tmimim receive special Mivtzoim kits that include detailed instructions, a map, basic necessary English sentences, English brochures, transportation information, and food for the trip ■ more
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Mrs. Thirza Posner, OB"M 
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Thirza Posner, OBM, of Crown Heights, who merited – along with her husband R’ Yehuda Leib – to be the first couple for whom the Rebbe was Mesader Kidushin after he accepted the Nesius in 5711. She was 87 years old. The levaya will take place on Sunday, 14 Tishrei, beginning at 9:00am at Shomrei Hadas Chapels and passing by 770 at 10:00am ■ more
    
 
Erev Yom Kippur 5777
 The Orchim Feast Before the Fast 
Photograph: Shimmy Kutner
Photographer Shimmy Kutner documented the festive Yom Tov meal prepared for the large group of orchim, before the fast began. The orchim are hosted by the Vaad Talmidei HaTmimim Haolomi ■ to the photo gallery
    
 
Attention Anash
 Urgent Tehillim for a Young Boy 

Tomorrow morning (Thursday), G-tt's Nomen, a young soldier in Tzivos Hashem will be undergoing heart surgery. The surgery is scheduled for 7:00 am.Please take a few moments of your morning to say Tehillim and give tzedoko l'zchus Shneur Zalman ben Keren ■ more

    
 
Solano County Celebrates
 A New Torah, and A New Shul 
Photograph: Josh Redsun/Daily Republic
Sunday proved to be a momentous day for the Solano County Jewish community in Vacaville with the creation of a new Torah in Solano County. The Torah was completed Sunday in front of a packed room at the Hampton Inn and Suites by Rabbi Raleigh Resnick, Chabad of the Tri Valley, and Rabbi Moshe Klein ■ more
    
 
Belief in Hashem and Dating Jewish
 6 Surprising Facts about Chabad on Campus 
Photograph: Bentzi Sasson/Chabad.edu
Fifteen years ago, most Jewish college students had one game in town: their local Hillel, which offered a pluralistic, broad approach to Jewish programming. That has changed.The Hasidic movement known as Chabad-Lubavitch, present on only 30 campuses before 2000, now has a presence on nearly 200 with its brand of Judaism: aiming to be inclusive and tolerant, but unabashedly Orthodox ■ more
    
 
24 Hour Campaign
 Leah and Yoni Lipsh Depend on YOU 
As Motty Lipsh, OB"M, was nearing his final hours, a group of friends were at his bedside singing Niggunim. They asked him to give a sign that he heard them and he weakly shook their hands. They then promised him that they will take full responsibility for his wife and children and he squeezed their hands and would not let go ■ more
    
 
Photo Gallery
 Debut CTeen Trip to Poland and Israel 
Photograph: Bentzi Sasson & Bassie Vorovitch
Heritage Quest, CTeen’s groundbreaking summer trip through Poland and Israel, recently concluded its first annual trip, offering a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Jewish teens from around the world to explore the roots of their Jewish heritage at the source. Teens traveled in time, through the tragic history of Poland, leading all the way to visiting and learning about Jewish life in Israel ■ more
    
 
Please Contribute
 Five Precious Children Are Left in Our Care 
The untimely passing of Rabbi Avremi Groner, a 43 year old loving father, husband, and son, has left the Chabad community in London and around the world in shock.Avremi lived in Stamford Hill, London, UK, with his wife Shternie and their five children, ranging from ages 7-16 ■ more
    
 
Photo of the Day
 Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho 
Three Lubavitcher editors  - R' Shimmy Segal of Shturem, R' Menachem Cohen of Kfar Chabad Magazine, ans R' Sharon Goshen of COL, farbreng on the way to the European Kinus HaShluchim ■ more
    
 
JLI
 Multiple Educational Offerings Launched 
Trailblazing new educational frontiers expected in Chabad Houses worldwide ■ The scope of these new programs extends from an interactive social-learning model for Chabad Young Professionals, to a presentation addressing the fears and challenges of teaching Taharas Hamishpacha, to a groundbreaking course exploring ideas of inclusion ■ more
    
 
AD MOSAI? Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Tragedy: Shliach Rabbi Moshe Friedman OB"M 
With much sadness we report the untimely passing of Shliach Rabbi Moshe HaKohen Friedman,OB"M, of Bahia Blanca, Argentina. R' Moshe was nifter this morning in a hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, after a prolonged illness from which he suffered greatly ■ more
    

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