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The Rebbe's Vision
 Rabbi Paltiel Inducted as Chaplain 
At his induction ceremony as Chaplain to the Port Washington Police Department, Rabbi Shalom Moshe Paltiel told Police Chief James Salerno and the attending officers that while he tries to teach about a G-d fearing society, “You actually make it happen ■ “This was a big part of the Rebbe’s vision, to bring light, oneness and goodness to the world, for we are all G-d’s children ■ more
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Mintz - Gershowitz Chasene Gallery 
Mintz - Gershowitz Chasene Gallery
Mintz - Gershowitz Chasene Gallery | Photograph: Nitai Abel/ Shturem
Mazel Tov! Last night the Mintz (Bnei Brak) and Gershowitz Tzfas) families celebrated the marriage of their children HaTomim Sholom Dovber and Rivka ■ more 
    
 
Chassidim Ayn Mishpocho
 Strohl - Cohen -Zadeh Chasene Gallery 
Strohl - Cohen - Zadeh Chasene Gallery
Strohl - Cohen - Zadeh Chasene Gallery | Photograph: Nitai Abel/ Shturem
Mazel Tov! Last night the Strohl (Nachlas Har Chabad) and Cohen - Zadeh (Be'er Sheva) families celebrated the marriage of their children HaTomim Aviram and Hodaya ■ more 
    
 
Historic Celebration
 Lawrence & KU Welcome First Sefer Torah 
Photograph: Chabad KU
The crowd at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life overflowed the approximately 100 seats, filling the aisles and the entry way of the tent set up to celebrate the completion of Lawrence’s first Torah scroll Sunday morning. With the dedication of the Torah, the Jewish community here and at Kansas University has reached a new plateau, said Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel ■ more
    
 
Segal Family Dedicates
 New Sefer Torah to Mazkeres Moshe 

On Tuesday, Chof Alef Shvat, the Segal family dedicated a Sefer Torah l'iluy nishmas thier beloved husband and father Rabbi Mordechai Zalman HaLevi Segal, OB"M. The Hachnosas Sefer Torah took place at the Mazkeres Moshe Chabad Shul in Yerushalayimmore

    
 
Women Not Influenced
 Shaarei Chinuch Directive of the Day 
Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: The Alter Rebbe wrote in his Shulchan Aruch that the reason that women are advised and cautioned regarding the mitzvah of lighting Shabbos candles more than men is because they are "found at home and involved with the needs of the home ■ more
    
 
A Proud Jew
 Missing Jewish Soldier Found, Buried in Kiev 
Photograph: DJC/ Shturem
Boruch Dayan Hoemes: A Jewish soldier was buried in Kiev on Friday after his body was discovered in the snow in Donetsk where it had been hidden for almost a month.Evgeny “Benya” Yatzina, 25, was a member of the “cyborgs,” the unit that defended the Donetsk airport, Kiev’s only foothold in the rebel capital, until it was overrun in late January, the Forum Daily website reported ■ more
    
 
Tonight at 8
 MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 57 
MyLife Chassidus Applied Episode 57: Can a molester recover or is he condemned for life? Can he do teshuva, and if yes, how? Is there a difference between a repeat offender and a one-time incident?  What responsibility is carried by a perpetrator’s family and how should they be treated? This week in MyLife, Rabbi Simon Jacobson will continue the discussion of these sensitive yet critical issues. Should our communities, Rabbis and schools be compelled to address the topic ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm
 What's Fishy about Kosher Herring? 
Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm, dean of the Online Smicha program, presents a special Halacha shiur in honor of Chodesh Adar ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Video: Increasing Joy in Two Months of Simcha 
Photograph: Excerpt fron JEM Video
The Rebbe encourages Yidden at Sunday Dollars to increase in joy during the two months of Adar ■ more
    
 
Neirot In - Depth Sicha
 Truma: Three Gifts, Three Pillars 
G-d instructs the Jewish people to erect the Tabernacle in the desert, and to donate funds for its purposes. The instructions for these donations vary, however. This Sicha explores the differences of each, and brings a deeper understanding to the three modes of serving the Almighty ■ more
    
 
No Brocho? Tremble!
 Shaarei Chinuch Directive of the Day 
Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: The Previous Rebbe writes: One morning, my mother had served breakfast, and my father the Rebbe [Rashab] entered [unexpectedly]. He asked my mother if she had said Modeh Ani with me. I broke down in tears ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 The Rebbe's Response to Apathy 
The Talmud states ( Megillah 14a): A prophecy which was relevant for later generations was put into writing; a prophecy that was not relevant for later generations was not put into writing (for posterity). Accordingly, the prophecy describing G-d’s indignation with the indifference and apathy of the nations [discussed in detail in the last issue], is actually a reflection of the state of affairs by the Jewish people. Also today there are Jews who are apathetic to the fact that they are in golus ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Rephael Tennenhaus
 Parshas Terumah: To Elevate and Uplift 
Illustration
Illustration | Photograph: Harav.org
This week, the joyous month of Adar begins, and we read, learn and live ( with ) the Torah reading of Terumah. Terumah refers to a contribution ( actually three contributions ) given for the Mishkan, the portable Sanctuary that journeyed with the Jewish people in the desert ■ more
    
 
90 Seconds of Torah
 Truma: It's Not the Thought that Counts 
Photograph: Screen Shot
Are you on the giving or the receiving end? Benny & Chony deliver their short Parsha clipon this week's Parsha, Truma ■ more
    
 
It's Official!
 Ruderman Inclusion Initiative Launched 
Photograph: Screen Shot

In a packed room with more than 2,000 Shluchos in attendance, Dr. Kranz-Ciment outlined an ambitious and unique new project that will benefit people with disabilities and the Chabad centers that welcome them. There was complete silence in the room as she spoke about the values of inclusion for everyone.“The Rebbe pioneered the concept of inclusion in its truest form: of valuing each person based solely on essence, and it is this message that has empowered Chabad Lubavitch to become experts on inclusion of each and every Jew ■ more

    

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