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A Tribute to R Kuti, OBM
 JFK: New Tefillin Stand Dedicated 
Photograph: CHI
Family, friends and volunteers gathered Thursday afternoon for an event in tribute of Rabbi Kuti Rapp OBM, and an unveiling of a new and more permanent Tefillin Stand, which is operated by Chabad of the Airport at John F. Kennedy’s International Airport, Terminal 4 ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Video: Behind the Rebbe's Hakhel Campaign 
Photograph: JEM Screen Shot
Behind the Rebbe's Hakhel CampaignThis week's Living Torah presents a fascinating glimpse into the Rebbe's passion for Hakhel. In a candid and revealing back and forth with Rabbi Savitski ■ more
    
 
Yud Gimmel Iyar
 Rabbi Besser: The Brother in New York 
Rabbi Chazkel Besser Reminisces
Rabbi Chazkel Besser Reminisces | Photograph: Excerpt fron JEM Video
In honor of Yud Gimmel Iyar, the yahrtzeit of Rabbi Yisroel Arye Leib, brother of the Rebbe, we present this JEM interview with Rabbi Chazkel Besser ■ more
    
 
Yud Gimmel Iyar
 Mishnayos for R' Yisroel Aryeh Leib 
Davening at R'YAL's Kever
Davening at R'YAL's Kever | Photograph: Shturem

Shturem presents the Mishnayos to be recited  l'ilui nishmas R' Yisroel Aryeh Leib Schneersohn on the occasion of his yarhtzeit ■ more

    
 
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Video: The Name Yisroel Aryeh Leib 
Photograph: Screen Shot
Sichas Kodesh Yud Daled Iyar, 5747, in honor of the 32nd yahrzeit of the Rebbe’s brother, R' Yisroel Aryeh Leib. In Jewish law, if someone has both a Jewish and secular name, the Jewish name comes first in legal documents. Similarly, if parents wish to give their child a Hebrew name together with its Yiddish equivalent, the Hebrew name customarily comes first ■ more
    
 
The Chassidishe Parsha
 Maamar Parshas Emor: "Usfartem Lochem" 
Parshas Emor discusses the Mitzvah of celebrating the festivals. It goes through each one of the festivals, with its unique commands and prohibitions. The festival of Shavuos is proximate to the Holiday of Pesach, falling on the fiftieth day, after 49 days of counting , after the second day of Pesach ■ more
    
 
Leb'n Mit Moshiach
 Deep Within Every Jew Wants Moshiach 
This is also the lesson from Pesach Sheni: Also those who argued that they have it good in golus, like the aforementioned “citizens” of golus – need to know that the lesson from Pesach Sheni is “it is never too late” – they can and need to rectify their conduct, that from now on and further they should also start to cry-out “Ad mosai”, to request and demand the Geula ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus
 A Small Bite of Shabbos Delight 
The Moshiach Watch: According to many authorities, if Moshiach were to come today, one would still be required to bring the Pesach Sheni, the Paschal offering of 14 Iyar, that is brought if one was not able to bring the Paschal offering on 14 Nissan, Erev Pesach. Furthermore, the Rebbe, for numerous years after the Six Day War encouraged his Chassidim  (but wanted everyone) in Yerushalayim to leave the city Erev Pesach for several hours ■ more
    
 
Chabad of Southern Colorado
 Costco to Chabad: Rabbi Liberow Finds Jews 
Photograph: Intermountain Jewish News/ Julie Greenberg Richman
Chabad of Southern Colorado is in its 15th year and is well-established in Colorado Springs.In 2001, Rabbi Moshe and Zelda Liberow moved to Colorado Springs from New York to raise their children in the Colorado Springs community while establishing Chabad of Southern Colorado ■ “Nothing happens by chance so even if it’s a meeting in Costco, this is something which occurs in Judaism because everything has a purpose ■ more
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Rabbi Ben Tzion Shagalov, OB"M 
Photograph: Shturem
With sadness we inform of the passing of Rabbi Ben Tzion Shagalaov, OB"M, of Ramat Shlomo, Yerushalayim, at age 90 ■ The levayae will take place today, Erev Shabbos Behar, at 3:30 PM ■ more
    
 
Lag B'Omer, Hakhel, 5776
 Parade Preparations Reach Peak in Kfar 
Photograph: Shturem
The Kfar Chabad Council, headed by Rabbi Shimon Rabinowitz is putting the final touches on the traditional huge Lag B'Omer Parade. Much planning and effort has been made ■ more
    
 
My Encounter with The Rebbe
 Here's My Story: The Real Medicine 
I first met the Lubavitcher Rebbe a few years after he arrived in the United States from war-torn Europe. Of course, he was not the Rebbe then; he was the son-in-law of the Previous Rebbe. At that time, I was enrolled in the Chabad Yeshiva in Crown Heights, and I would see him from time to time although I had very little contact with him ■ more
    
 
A Week Earlier
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 
Photograph: JEM Screen Shot

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: [When Chol HaMoed days fall within the two months before the bar mitzvah, during the period when one begins to don tefillin], he can begin a week earlier than usual ■ more

    
 
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Tanya Perek 16: The Beinoni, Level Five 
Join Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz in his popular Tanya class in English. This week's shiur is on Tanya Chapter 16, focusing on "The Beinoni,"  Level 5 ■ There are two levels of serving Hashem: Meditation that arouses fire in the heart, and meditation that creates a resolution in the Heart to cleave to Hashem ■ more
    
 
Alepf Institute Re-Entry Symposium
 Pesach Sheini Conference for Prison Chaplains 
Photograph: Chabad.org
If you didn’t get your fill of matzah during Passover, you’ll have a second chance on Sunday, May 22.More importantly, if you have done wrong it’s a most opportune day to change for the better, notes Rabbi Moishe Mayir Vogel, the executive director of the northeast chapter of the Aleph Institute, an international organization that aims to help incarcerated Jews and their families, in addition to Jewish service men and women in the U.S. military ■ more
    
 
Lubavitch Proud
 Shliach Rabbi Hershy Novack Lauded 
A S Louis rabbi has garnered national recognition as one of "America's 32 Most Inspiring Rabbis."Rabbi Hershey Novack, the rabbi at the Chabad on Campus center at Washington University, was lauded by Forward, a Jewish-American news publication ■ more
    

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