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8 Judges, 100 CH Residents
 Senator Hamilton Hosts Meet Your Judges 
Senator Jesse Hamilton hosted eight judges and close to a hundred residents of the Crown Heights community at a “Meet Your Judges” forum at the Jewish Children’s Museum Tuesday night. Senator Hamilton opened the program by recapping his recent trip to Israel and recounted how he could see the ISIS flag from the Golan Heights ■ more 
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Liss - Richter Chasene Gallery 
Liss-Richter Chasene Gallery
Liss-Richter Chasene Gallery | Photograph: Nitai Abel/ Shturem

Mazel Tov! Last night the Liss (Kfar Chabad) and Richter (Kiryat Malachi) families celebrated the marriage of their children HaTomim Mattisyohu and Rose ■ more 

    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Ben Yaakov - Velner Chasene Gallery 
Ben Yaakov - Velner Chasene Gallery
Ben Yaakov - Velner Chasene Gallery | Photograph: Nitai Abel/ Shturem

Mazel Tov! Last night the Ben-Yaakov (Beit Shemesh) and Velner (Yerushalayim) families celebrated the chasene of their children HaTomim Boaz and Shoshie ■ more 

    
 
From the Press
 Pictures on the Wall 
Photograph: Shturem Archives
One evening after our weekly class in Torah I was walking on the promenade with my friend, Rabbi Butman. I was telling him that my regular barber had sold his business to another barber. However what was peculiar to me was that there now a photograph hanging on the shop wall of the fellow who had been my barber. Rabbi Butman looked at me and said, “Mick, when you see a picture on the wall it usually means that the person has passed away ■ more
    
 
Merkos Shlichus, 5775
 2 Tmimim, 1 Pair of Tefillin and 1 Ticking Clock 
Photograph: chabad.org
We arrived in Sibiu late at night. We had included it in our itinerary because it has a tiny Jewish population, who could undoubtedly use some encouragement. Also, it is one of the tourism capitals of Romania, and we were pretty confident that we would find some Jewish tourists. We checked into a hotel, and headed for bed with a sense of excitement and anticipation ■ more
    
 
Shluchim Ayn Mishpocho
 S. Eastern Shluchim Gather in Coconut Creek 
Sunday, 24 Menachem Av - 147 Shluchim from 6 states convened for this purpose in Coconut Creek, Florida, to what proved to be a most amazing conference. Rabbi & Mrs. Yossi Gansburg were their hosts ■ In a post banquet Fabrengen, Rabbi Leibel Schapiro stressed the foundation of all of Shlichus is one’s remaining Mekushar to The MeShaleach, The Rebbe. This must be the reality on which all else is built and done ■ more 
    
 
"Made Me Proud to be a Jew"
 CTeen Travel Camp, a Life Changing Experience 
CTeen Xtreme
CTeen Xtreme | Photograph: Bentzi Sasson

CTeen’s travel camp, CTeen Xtreme, held its third annual summer trip this year, offering another month of unbelievable trips and extreme sports for Jewish teens from across the country. Each session, comprised of 50 teens and 9 staff members traveled from location to location, taking the famously high energy and spirit of CTeen with them to every stop ■ more 

    
 
Even if it's Superficial
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: In reference to what you are writing, that you aren't happy that the students are davening b’arichus since it doesn't coincide with their conduct in other areas, and you are worried that they are being “showoffs.” It is possible that you are correct with your claim, however, it's obvious to anyone who looks into the nature of today's youth, that, specifically for them, it is a period of crisis ■ more

    
 
Bangkok: 12 Dead in Terror Blast
 Shliach: Hopefully all Jews Safe 
Terror in Bangkok
Terror in Bangkok

A bomb detonated in the tourist center of Bangkok this afternoon (Monday). At least 12 people were killed in the terror attack, and tens were injured. A short while later another bomb was found and was made safe. Reports tell of 27 people killed, some of them tourists ■ Shliach Rabbi Nechemia Wilhelm told Shturem that that attack took place several kilometers away from Bais Chabad ■ more 

    
 
Video of the Day
 Fried Jr. Sings "Mi Adir" at Sister's Chuppah 
Photograph: Screen Shot

At the Freedman and Friedman chuppah last week, R' Avremel's 17 year old son sang the traditional  "Mi Adir," in true Friedman fashion ■ more 

    
 
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Video: Human Interaction = A Nuclear Impact 
Photograph: Screen Shot
Overwhelmed by mounting questions about his work in the rabbinate and Jewish outreach, as well as in his business, Rabbi David Lapin sought advice from the Rebbe ■ more
    
 
The Neirot In-Depth Sicha
 Parshat Reeh: The Signs of Kashrus 
Parshat Re’eh discusses the various animals that are permissible to eat and those that are forbidden to eat. When the verse tells the signs that make an animal kosher, the verse states: "These are the animals that you may eat… And every animal that has a split hoof and has a hoof cloven into two hoof sections, [and] chews the cud among the animals that you may eat ■ more
    
 
The Chassidishe Parsha
 Acharei Havaya Elokeichem Teileichu" 
“Acharei Havaya Elokeichem Teileichu" This Maamar speaks of the verse in this week’s Parsha that discusses the command to walk in the path of G-d who is testing man and putting him to challenge. It delves into the purpose of these challenges and how this relates to the purpose of the descent of the soul below. One of the most profound questions faced by the philosophers and the thinking man is with regards to the purpose of a Nisayon-challenge or test ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Inspiring Others Enhances Our Own Emunah 

WHEN WE INSPIRE OTHERS – IT ENHANCES OUR OWN EMUNAH  The relationship of our time to Geula is based not only on the fact that "I await his coming every day" and especially after "all the deadlines have passed" and all the efforts have been completed (as was discussed numerous times), but also on the fact that we are now in a special year whose initials represent: "It will be a year of wonders I shall show him," - "as in the days of your departure from Egypt, I will show him wonders ■ more

    
 
Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus
 A Small Bite of Shabbos Delight 
The month of Elul is a month of preparation for the New Year. The Alter Rebbe describes this month as the month in which " the King is in the field", a reference to how Hashem, the King of kings, comes to us, on our terms, in our domain, in this merciful month, smiling at us, and putting us at ease as we return to Him with joy. Ordinarily, the King is in the palace. There's much bureaucracy to get in to see the King, let alone to speak to the King ■ more
    
 
R' Shimke Sings for R' Yitzi
 "Mir Zainen Shluchim Fun Rebbe'n" 
Shluchim Ayn Mishpocho
Shluchim Ayn Mishpocho | Photograph: Screen Shot

The head Shliach of Texas, Rabbi Shimke Lazaroff, sings ‘Mir Zainen Shluchim fun Rebbin’  during a bedside visit to Rabbi Yitzi Hurwitz, Shliach in Temecula ■ more

    

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