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Annual Kollel Torah Seminar
 Odessa Welcomes 400 Students and Shluchim 
Photograph: Shlomi Cohen/ Odessa
The annual Kollel Torah seminar opened today in Odessa, Ukraine, with kollel students from 80 cities across the CIS and Europe and their Shluchim participating. Each Shliach invited the "honor students" of the local kollel as representatives of their local chapter of Kollel Torah ■ more
No Matches, No Gasoline
 How Five Boys Torched the CH School Bus 
Photograph: CHI
The five youths arrested for torching a Crown Heights yeshiva bus last month used a lighter to set ablaze the bus, sources within the New York City Fire Marshals, told JP.The five youths placed several cardboard boxes on the seats in the bus and lit them with a lighter. They didn’t use any matches or gasoline, the sources said. There wasn’t any accelerant, they said ■ more
Chabad of West Orange NJ
 Black Tie Event Follows Ribbon Cutting 
Photograph: Tapinto.net/ Harry Vine
With the snip of giant scissors through a gold ribbon, the Chabad of West Orange’s new home was officially opened ■ Rabbi Mendy Kasowitz, director of Chabad of West Orange, and Mayor Robert Parisi joined others in officially opening the center. The Chabad of West Orange is described as a place where all are welcome to pray, grow, socialize and study in an atmosphere of warmth ■ more
Torah with Chavrusa
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 
Photograph: JEM Screen Shot

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: The instruction of our sages that one should make a point to study [Torah] with a companion is well-known... It is also clear that despair and low spirits do not come from “the side of kedusha ■ more

Shluchei Adoneinu
 Arkansas: Western Region Shluchim Convene 
The annual Western USA Regional Shluchim Kinus took place on Shabbos Mevorchim Sivan, Parshas Bechukosai, on the stunning seven-acre campus of Chabad of Arkansas ■  This is the story of each of the 30 Shluchim who gathered together, along with the thousands of Shluchim around the world, together completing the Rebbe’s mission of preparing the world for Moshiach’s imminent arrival ■ more
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Tanya in English: Chapter 19 
Shliach Rabbi Minkowicz presents his weekly shiur in Sefer HaTanya. In this week's shiur, Rabbi Minkowicz teaches Chapter 19 of Tanya, discussing level 8 of the Beinoni, addressing the unique and special love that we have hidden within us for G-d ■ more
Don't Miss: ULY 8th Grade
 Video: "A Russian Boy's Hopeless Plight" 
Photograph: Excerpt from Video
United Lubavitcher Yeshiva's 8th grade perform "A Russian Boy's Hopeless Plight", a song about a Russian boy who, instead of asking for an easier life, asked for his davening to come more naturally ■ more
Celebrating 90
 The Hebrew Congregation of Woodmont-Chabad 
Photograph: Milford Mirror/ Autumn Driscoll / Ct Pos
The Hebrew Congregation of Woodmont-Chabad on June 6 celebrated 90 years since the synagogue’s founding, and kicked off a campaign to raise money to complete renovations following a 2012 fire that destroyed the sanctuary ■ more
Chabad of Tasmania
 Shluchim Helping Flood Victims in Need 
Photograph: City of Launceston Facebook Photo
While Jews around the world were counting the final days of Sefiras HaOmer—the 49 days from Passover to Shavuos—some residents of Tasmania, Australia, have been counting how far above flood stage their local rivers remain after days of intense flooding ■ more
Discuss Torah
 Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: 

Chinuch Hora'ah of the Day: ...It is worthwhile to strengthen the custom that when two children meet, it be שנים שיושבים ועוסקים בתורה (“two who sit and are involved in Torah”) 1 [i.e., they should discuss Torah]. All the more so when there are more than two children ■ more

Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs
 " Identify and Punish Hate Song Grads" 
Dutch Chief Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs called on authorities to identify and punish high school pupils who during their graduation ceremony sang about burning Jews.The incident happened last week during the graduation gala of the Elde College in the town of Schijndel, 70 miles southeast of Amsterdam, the Brabants Dagblad daily reported on Wednesday ■ more
Prizes and Vouchers
 Grand Finale for Yeshivas Erev Participants 
Photograph: Shturem
The Lubavitcher Yeshiva Simcha Hall on Crown and Albany in Crown Heights was swarming with hundreds of boys this past Thursday evening, 3 Sivan, ready to receive their long-awaited seforim vouchers that they earned this year by attending Yeshivas Erev ■ more
Kfar Chabad:
 Hundreds at Giant Isru Chag Rally 
Photograph: Nitai Abel/ Shturem
Hundreds of children gathered today, Isru Chag, at the Merkozi Shul to participate in a special Hakhel rally in honor of Isru Chag. The rally was organized in fulfillment of a horo'oh of The Rebbe to gather after Yom Tov ■ more
Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Video: The Power of the Torah 
Photograph: JEM Screen Shot
Torah 101: Beyond just commemorating the original event, each year on Shavuos we receive the Torah anew. This new spiritual energy, whether consciously felt or not, brings us new powers and abilities to achieve even more than in the past ■ more
Ishapcha at Sarona Market
 Tel Aviv: Mivtza Tefillin at Terror Site 

Every Erev Shabbos, the Tmimim of Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim in Lod set up Tefillin booths in and around their city, including Tel Aviv. This week, after the bloody terror attack at Sarona Market, the Tmimim added an additional venue to their weekly route: Sarona Market, offering passersby the opportunity to do a mitzvah in memory of the victims, HY"D ■ more

Leb'n Mit'n Rebbe
 Rare Footage: Motzoei Shovuos 5721 
A Farbrengen in The Chof Years
A Farbrengen in The Chof Years | Photograph: Chabad.org
Motzoei Shavuos Farbrengen: A rare film featuring a Shavuos farbrengen filmed after nightfall from the women’s gallery. This is the only known recording of this farbrengen ■ more 

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