B"H Monday, 8 Iyar 5775 | April 27 2015
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Our Achdus Will Bring Moshiach
 28 NISSAN: TUT ALTZ VOS IHR KENT! 
In honor of Chof Ches Nissan, there is something simple yet crucial that we CAN do...A worldwide campaign has been launched. Happily and not surprisingly, there has been an overwhelmingly positive response thus far, with approximately 2000 Chassidim signing a “Duch” to the Rebbe, committing to respecting one another according to the Torah in the way the Rebbe requires us to ■ sign now
    
 
Another Car Attack
 Terror in Yerushalayim, One Kodosh, HY"D 
HaKodosh Sholom Yochai Sherki, HY"D
HaKodosh Sholom Yochai Sherki, HY"D | Photograph: INN
Terror in Yerushalayim: Late last night  an Arab driver from Yerushalayim, slammed into two people at a bus stop in the French Hill area. The two were critically injured, and one, Sholom Yochai Sherki, HY"D, lost his life in the attack.The other victim, a 20 year old girl, is fighting for her life ■ more
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Rabbi Sholom Feldman, OB"M 
With sadness we report the passing of Mashpia Rabbi Sholom Feldman, OB"M, of Kfar Chabad, at the age of 81. R' Sholom was the principal of The Yad HaChamisha Printing School, Mashpia of the Merkozi Shul in Kfar Chabad and Tomchei Tmimim in Holon  ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Get Inspired to Leave Comfort Zone 
Join Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz's short Parsha video based on the Rebbe's Sichos Kodesh. This week, Parshas Shmini, Rabbi Minkowicz teaches his audience how to be inspired to leave their comfort zone ■ more
    
 
Hate Crime?
 R' Yisroel Shemtov Attacked by Drunk 
Photograph: CHI
An intoxicated man who was acting rowdy and belligerent on Kingston Avenue assaulted two shop owners when they attempted to calm him down. One man, well known community activist Reb Yisroel Shemtov, was punched in the face and suffered serious injuries ■ Yisroel Shemtov and Regency Drycleaners owner Dovid Teich approached the man and attempted to reason with him when he suddenly punched Shemtov in the face then turning his rage on Teich ■ more
    
 
Bratislava, Slovakia
 70 Years Later Ivan Becomes Ilan 
Photograph: Chabad.org
They sat together in the car, driving from Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, to Vienna, Austria, just an hour away. Rabbi Baruch Myers was accompanying Ivan Pasternak, a 70-year-old member of his community who was going to have his circumcision, finally entering into the covenant of Avraham ■ "For years, I knew that my father had chosen a Hebrew name for me, and I was haunted by the fact that I had never taken the name ■ more
    
 
Follow the Custom
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day 
Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: When one comes to a city, one should follow its custom, and every single city has various custom [i.e., you can follow a different local custom for marking the Bar Mitzvah, such as saying the Bar Mitzvah maamar or a pilpul]. This is easy to comprehend ■ more
    
 
Merkos & Tzivos Hashem
 Sefer HaMitzvos Chidon Website Launched 

With only one week left, students hit the books harder than ever. Hundreds of students across the globe are busy studying for the upcoming Sefer Hamitzvos competition event. A new website www.chidon613.com, will serve as a valuable resource for entrants and their parents ■ You can imagine the Rebbe's smile knowing that over 1,000 children are now getting a clear understanding of all 613 mitzvos ■ more

    
 
Manette and Louis Mayberg Chabad Center
 Mazel Tov! Chabad Silver Spring to New Home 
Photograph: Ari Schreiber/ Gazette Net
Chabad of Silver Spring held a grand opening on Tes Nissan (March 29) for its new synagogue and campus at 519 Lamberton Drive. The 6,000-square-foot building includes a large space for religious services and activities, as well as classrooms and administrative space, according to Chabad ■ more
    
 
Mazel Tov!
 Donetsk Shliach Celebrates Bar Mitzvah 

HaTomim Binyomin Vishedky, son of Shluchim Rabbi & Mrs. Pinchos Vishedsky of Donetsk, Ukraine, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at the Ohel ■ more

    
 
Cleared for Publication:
 Purim Day Miracle: Terror Plot Uncovered 
Photograph: Tikshoret Shabak
The Shin-Bet cleared today (Tuesday) for publication that a military cell of the Hamas terror organization that had been planning a terror attack during this past Purim holiday was uncovered in recent weeks ■ more 
    
 
Miracle at Ben Gurion
 Lubavitcher Girl Saves Flight Passengers 
Illustration Photo
Illustration Photo

Mussy W. (full name withheld), a Lubavitcher girl from Crown Heights, was chosen by Divine Providence to save an entire flight from a terrible fate, chas v'sholom. Mussy insisted to deplane a flight about to take off from the Ben Gurion Airport due to an apparent malfunction in the wing. It seems that her decision saved the lives of dozens of passengers ■ Mussy, sitting in a window seat, noticed something strange about the wing, especially the noise emanating from it ■ more

    
 
"Deeply Shocking"
 Mastermind of Bombay Bloodbath Released 
Photograph: Shturem Archives
The US, France and Israel have joined India in criticising the release on bail of LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai attacks, with Washington saying it was “gravely concerned” by the development ■ The attacks on the Jewish centre had left six people dead including rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his wife ■ more
    
 
Of Utmost Importance
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day 
Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: In response to his letter ... in which he writes about his work in the field of chinuch of girls al taharas hakodesh, and the bitter situation that there is no continuation to the chinuch of the students in his institution. Some of the girls get swept with the tide [of the surrounding negative culture], etc. He has a question if it is permissible for him to be involved, as an educator, in such a situation ■ more
    
 
Shliach to Prisoner:
 Please Come to my Daughter's Wedding 
Photograph: Canadian Jewish News
Canadian prisons are home to some 200 Jews. From kosher food to prayer services and religious counselling, a small, but dedicated group of rabbis are ensuring their needs aren’t forgotten. When Rabbi Zushe Silberstein heard that the Jewish inmate standing before him in a Montreal jail was due to be released in just three days, he didn’t hesitate. “My daughter is getting married this weekend,” he said. “I would be honoured if you could attend the wedding ■ more
    
 
Pesach 5775
 "Maalin BaKodesh" Pesach Seminar Success 
Photograph: Shturem
The "Maalin Bakodesh" organization for Russian speaking new immigrants hosted a successful Pesach seminar for the Seder and first day of Yom Tov. The seminar took place in Netanya and was hosted by Shluchim Rabbi Mendel and Chaya Moussia Teichman, with 100 guests participating ■ "HaMaaseh hu ikar" (action is the main thing.) A mere three days after the conclusion of the seminar, on the auspicious day of Chai Nissan, two Yidden joined the covenant of Avrohom Ovinu ■ more

 

    

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