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Merkos Shluchim in Miskolc
 Tefillin on Last Baby Born in Auschwitz 
Photograph: chabad.org
When two yeshivah students knocked on a door in the northeastern Hungarian city of Miskolc, they had no idea what was waiting for them on the other side.“We had just arrived in town the night before,” explains Mayer S. Brook, who came from Brooklyn, N.Y., as part of Chabad’s Merkos Shlichus “Roving Rabbis” program, together with fellow rabbinical student Levi Mintz ■ more
Tishrei Hakhel in Bais Chayeinu
 The Rebbe's Sukkah is Ready 
Photograph: Yisroel Belizovsky
Last night The Rebbe's Sukkah was built, as glorious as ever. From this Sukkah, tens of thousands of Yidden received lekach, with The Rebbe's brocho for a sweet year. The Sukkah is built each year in the fervent hope that Moshiach will be revealed, miyad mamosh ■ more
Rabbi Raphael Tennenhaus
 A Small Bite of Shabbos Delight 

This Shabbos we read, learn and live the Torah portion of Haazinu. It is also the 13th of Tishrei, the Yahrzeit of the Rebbe Maharash. Perhaps his most famous saying, which is a daily directive in dealing with life, was: The world says, if you can't go under, go over. But I say, מלכתחילה אריבער - initially go over the top ■ more

Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Haazinu: Making the World a G-dly Place 
Join Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz as he tackles the question for Parshas Haazinu: "How to transform this world into a G-dly place ■ to the video
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 The Rebbe Brings Kaporos to be Shechted 
Lekovod Yom Kippur, Shturem.org presents a clip of the Rebbe bringing his Kaporoh on Erev Yom Kipur 5744 to be shechted. Note how uncomfortable the Rebbe is every time the chicken flaps around in the bin ■ more 
Simchas Bais HaShoeva for Kids
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day 
Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day Many Jews should be gathered, in accordance with the verse, "Gather the nation; the men, women and children"– to take part in the celebration of Simchas Beis HaShoeivah. This applies to the men, and to the women as well ■ more
Pre-Dawn Photo Gallery
 Crown Heights Performs Minhog Kapporos 
Photograph: Yisroel Belizovsky
Many Anash, particulalry women and children, performed the minhog Kapporos during Aseres Yemei T'shuva. A huge crowd preferred to fulfill the minhog in the best fashion -b'ashmores haboker. Click to view the Erev Yom Kippue Kapporos gallery ■ more
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Rare Footage: Erev Yom Kippur 5728 
Erev Yom Kippur, 5728
Erev Yom Kippur, 5728

Lirois Es Malkeinu: Erev  Yom Kippur, Shturem presents rare footage of the Rebbe in 770 for Mincha on Erev Yom Kippur, 5728 ● The video captures the serious and hallowed moments, as the Rebbe, regal and majestic, gives tzedoko, davens Mincha with "Al Cheit", and bentches Anash and all of Klal Yisroel, before the holiest of days descends upon the world ● to the video

Shturem Wishes
 Gmar Chasima Tova to Klal Yisroel 
Photograph: Photo: Yisroel Bardugo
Shturem.org editorial board wishes Anash, mekurovim, readers, supporters, and all of Klal Yisroel a Gmar Chasima Tova ■ Video: Birkas HaTmimim ■ more
4-1 Vote, Attendees Cheer
 Good News: Chabad of Wyoming to Build 
Photograph: Jewish Wyoming Website

Chabad Lubavitch of Wyoming will be able to build a 10,000-square-foot synagogue, Jewish center and four short-term rentals at 265 E. Broadway. Town Hall was packed earlier this week as town councilors considered the proposal. They ended up voting 4-1 in favor of a conditional-use permit for the project ■ more

Yom Kippur at the Ohel
 On A Holy Day, At A Holy Site 
Photograph: Yisroel Belizovsky

A very large group of Anash, Tmimim and orchim came to the Ohel for Yom Kippur. The huge crowd included the Tmimim from Eretz HaKodesh who were transported from 770 by busses under the auspices of the Vaad HaTmimim Haolomi ■ more 

Photo Gallery
 Erev Yom Kippur in Morocco 
Photograph: Yisroel Bardugo
The days of awe are here and Morocco is flooded with Jewish tourists. One of them, the Israeli photographer Yisrael Bardugo, is excitedly touring the Jewish areas of the Muslim state, and documenting the preparations of the local community for Yom Kippur ■ more .

Don't Miss
 Yom Kippur: Alone on the Kriah Bima 
Photograph: Chabad.org
Yom Kippur: The giant sanctuary at Lubavitch World Headquarters in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., was beyond full. The climax of the day—the final Neilah prayer—was beginning, and the atmosphere in the Rebbe’s synagogue was growing more and more intense.I found myself standing alone on the high Torah reading platform in the center of the synagogue, completely covered in my tallis ■ more
Ohr Chaya Presents
 Kreplach Demystified 
It is a minhag to eat kreplach on Erev Yom Kippur and Hashaana Rabba, as well as Purim. Although they look complicated to prepare, preparation is quite easy ■ more
Yohrtzeit Ches Tishrei
 Rabbi Boruch, Father of the Alter Rebbe 
Photograph: Shturem
Ches Tishrei is the Yortzeit of R. Baruch, the Alter Rebbe’s father, 5552. Rabbi Boruch lived in the city of Liozna, and he could not contain his embarrassment over the fact that his son, who held him in great esteem, would rise to his feet whenever he passed, feeling driven to protest ■ more 
Photo Gallery
 Kapporos and Lekach in Marina Roscha 
Photograph: Natan Lazovnikov
 Large numbers of Yidden, residents of Moscow, turned out en masse' to perform the minhag Kapporos in the courtyard of the Marina Roscha Shul in Moscow. Shochtim from the Moscow Rabbinate worked through the night to shecht the chickens ■ more

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