B"H Sunday, 30 Shevat 5777 | February 26 2017
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CTeen INTL
 CTeen Chapters Countdown to NYC Shabbaton 
As the CTeen INTL Shabbaton draws closer, chapters from around the world have begun preparing for the momentous and record breaking weekend. The 9th annual CTeen Shabbaton, which will take place IY”H 27-30 Shevat, is expected to draw over 2,000 teens, shluchim, and chaperones ■ more
    
 
Got Bitachon?
 Bitochon: Is it All or Nothing? 

When one connects completely to Hashem's reality, one becomes elevated to that reality and miracles can happen. Otherwise its half faith and that’s not living with Hahsem's reality so the outcome will most probably not be the same.​​​ This can raise the question: if it's all or nothing, then knowing one's self, nothing might be the only choice ■ more

    
 
Chabad on Campus
 Lamdeni: 109 Students Go to Yeshiva 
Chabad on Campus International has reported that during the fall and winter semesters alone, 109 students from 42 universities have attended Jewish learning programs with the assistance of their Lamdeni Initiative. The students spend at least three weeks in learning programs based in Israel and the United States ■ more
    
 
Chof Bais Shvat, 5777
 Join The Global Webcast "Take to Heart" 
Chof Bais Shevat marks the yarhtzeit of our dear Rebbetzin Chaya Mushkah Schneersohn (wife of The Rebbe). Join Chassidim around the world and tune into this special webcast with featured speakers ■ Webcast on Motzoei Shabbos, 9:00 PM ET ■ more
    
 
First Stop: Prague
 Antwerp Tmimim on Historic European Trip 
Tmimim studying in Tomchei Tmimim Antwerp set out on a unique trip across Europe. Their first stop was Prague, where they davened at the kever of the MaHaRal, ancestor of the Alter Rebbe. At the gravesite they sang the nigun of the Three Tenuos and chazzered a Sicha about the MaHaRaL ■ more 
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: R' Eliyahu Lipsker, OB"M 
With sadness we report the passing of baal-menagen R' Eliyohu (Eli) Lipsker, OB"M, of Crown Heights, at age 76, after battling a dread disease. R' Eli taught music and established boys' choirs, and provided the nigunim at the rallies in the Rebbe's presence. He had the great zchus of being named "My Baal Menagen" by The Rebbe ■ The levaya will take place today, Thursday, 11:00am at Shomrei Hadas and passing by 770 at around 12:00pmmore
    
 
Kinus HaShluchos 5777
 Welcome Home Shluchos of The Rebbe 
The Shluchos have arrived home, and completed the registration for the Kinus. A farbrengen was held for the Hebrew speaking Shluchos ■ more
    
 
Kinus HaShluchos 5777
 Photos: Final Touches for Largest Kinus Ever 
Photograph: Bentzi Sasson

 Months of preparation are culminating in this final stretch of round-the-clock hustle and bustle as the untiring Kinus staff puts the finishing touches to what will b’ezras Hashem be the largest International Kinus HaShluchos ever yet ■ more 

    
 
RCP to Minister Okunes:
 "Netanyahu Will Lose the Right to Lead" 
Twenty four hours before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with U.S. President Donald Trump, the Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP), representing 400 prominent rabbis in Israel, intensified its efforts to persuade Netanyahu to abandon the diplomatic fantasy of a two state solution ■ more
    
 
Chof Bais Shvat, 5777
 Or Chaya: Thousands at Annual Gathering 
Photograph: Odelia S
Thousands of women from across the country gathered in Yerushalayim to commemorate Chof Bais Shvat, the yohrtzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka. The gathering was hosted and coordinated by the Or Chaya Center for Jewish Women ■ The highlight of the gathering was a plea to the Rebbetzin by Mrs. Golan to bless each and every woman present in all realms of life ■ more
    
 
Yud Tes Shvat
 Shpoler Zayde's Progeny Commemorate Miracle 
The 223rd annual seudas hoda'ah by the Shpoler Zayde's descendants commemorated the miracle that saved their ancestor Rabbi Yehuda Leib's life. The Stambler and Gloiberman families hosted the seuda in Kfar Chabad, Rabbis Yosef Karasik, Rabbi Yaron Amit and Rabbi Meir (b'R' Zalman) Stambler spoke words of Torah and re-told the story of the Zayde's miraculous rescue from certain death ■ more 
    
 
Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat 5777
 YGL Tmimim Uplifted in Bais Chayeinu 
For the first time in many years, the entire Yeshiva Gedola Lubavitch of London flew to New York to spend Yud Shvat by the Rebbe, for an uplifting, heart-warming experience, filled with Farbrengens, Sedorim and Shiurim, after a powerful Hachana for over 30 days ■ Just as the plane descended into New York, the Tmimim were inspired to hear a warm welcome announcement from one of the flight attendants, acknowledging the Rebbe as the world's Jewish leader ■ more
    
 
Video of the Day
 JLI Weekly on Freedom at Sinai 
Photograph: Screen Shot
Are you a prisoner of habit? Watch JLI's weekly inspirational video clip on "Freedom at Sinai" based on a Sicha of The Rebbe ■ more
    
 
The Rebbe Responds to Tragedy
 Best Book Award to "A Time to Heal" 
Photograph: Chabad.org
A Time to Heal, Rabbi Mendel Kalmenson’s rendering of the responses of the Rebbe to tragedy and suffering, has received the “Best Book Award” under the general category of religion in the “Best Book Awards” international competition.A beautiful meditation and compilation, this book explores numerous instances throughout the Rebbe’s four decades of leadership, where he offers insight and consolation to individuals and communities ■ more
    
 
Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz
 Tanya Perek 41: Awe of Hashem 
Study Tanya in English with Shliach Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz. This week Rabbi Minkowicz teaches Perek 41, where the Alter Rebbe defines "awe of Hashem" and the different levels of awe ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Sheva Mitzvos
 Jamaica: Shliach Joins Fight Against Crime 
Photograph: The Gleaner

Rabbi Yaakov Raskin, co-director of Chabad of Jamaica, said the community, which numbers approximately 350 islandwide, is appalled by the senseless bloodshed and is convinced that education, coupled with a greater connection to G-d, will help to solve the problem. "With G-d willing, we are reaching out to schools across Jamaica with the intent to start giving lectures and presentations about the seven Noahide, or Universal, Laws ■ more

    

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