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Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Rabbi Yaakov Edelstein, Z'L 
Photograph: Shturem Archives
Loss: Rabbi Yaakov Edelstein, Rov of Ramat Hasharon, passed away a short while ago, after being hospitalized in grave condition in Bais Refuah Laniado in Netanya. Rabbi Edelstein was 92 years ol, and passed away with his family members and close talmidim at his side ■ In the photo - Rabbi Edelstein celebrating the wedding of Shliach Rabbi Yehuda Butman's daughter in Kfar Chabad ■ more 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Mrs. Rochel Slavin, OB"M 
With sadness we report the passing of Mrs. Rochel Slavin, OB"M, age 93. She is the widow of Rabbi Sholom Slavin, a member of the Lubavitcher community of Tel Aviv. The levaye will leave from Admur Harayatz Street in Kfar Chabad at 1:00 PM and pass the Mekozi Shul, continuing to the Shamgar Funeral Home in Yerushalayim where the levaye will be held at 3:30 PM ■ more
Chof Daled Shvat, 5777
 Kiryat Malachi: Large Group Visits Chevron 
Photograph: Shturem
" I was not at the Meoras Hamachpela for fifty years!" ... "I was very excited, it was a special experience" ... "After the Six-Day War the school took us to Chevron ..." Since then I did not get to visit the graves of their fathers and mothers. " .. residents of Kiryat Malachi remarked ■ more
Chof Bais Shvat, 5777
 Renovated State of Art Mikvah in Holon 

On Chof Bais Shvat, the yohrtzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, a beautifully renovated state of the art mikvah was dedicated in Holon. Rabbi Alex ben Levi active in the local Georgian community, initiated the building of the mikvah. Present at the dedication were Chief Rabbi Eliyohu Yochonon Gurarie, Rabbonim, public servants and community members ■ 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 
Photo of the Night
 Eilat: Groundbreaking Ceremony at Rova 9 
Photograph: Chaim Tuito/ Shturem
Philanthropist R' Michael Mirlashvilli participated in the hanochas even hapinah - groundbreaking ceremony -  in Eilat, together with Eilat's Chief Rabbi Shliach Rabbi Yosef Hecht. The groundbreaking took place at the Bais Chabad at Rova 9, directed by Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal ■ more
Chayolim at Annual Shabbos
 Video: 1,000 Panasaim Dance with Madrichim 
Photograph: Chaim Tuito/ Shturem
On Motzoei Shabbos 1,000 Panasaim enjoyed a special event saluting the chayolim and their staff members. A huge tent was erected at the foot of 770 for the festive occasion. After the roll call, the participants broke out in dance, reminiscent of the International Kinus HaShluchim roll call and dance ■ more 
Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat 5777
 U'Mol'oh Kfar Chabad Farbrengens 
Photograph: Nitai Abel/Shturem
Farbrengens in honor of Yud Shvat took place across Kfar Chabad. Rabbi Yekutiel Green farbrenged in Bais Menachem, Rabbi Menachem Wahaba farbrenged at Mendel's Shul, Rabbis Moshe Rosenfeld and Yitzchok Cohen farbrenged at the Nochum Yitzchok Shul, and Rabbi Eli Wolf led the farbrengen at Steinbach's Shul ■ photo gallery by Nitai Abel
Photo of the Day
 Leizer Galperin, Saved from Fire, on Mivtzoim 
Photograph: Shturem
On erev Shabbos, just minutes before Shabbos commenced, Leizer Galperin of Nachlas Har Chabad was spotted in the Machane Yehuda marketplace doing Mivtza Tefillin. Leizer is a "firebrand saved from fire" who was seriously wounded in a house fire a few years ago. Local Shliach Rabbi Tzvi Ruderman related that despite the late hou, and despite their not being acquainted, men approached Leizer on their own, drawn by his Chassidshe chayus and joy ■ more
Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat 5777
 Kindergarteners Farbreng in Oholei Torah 
Photograph: Nitai Abel/ Shturem
100 pre-1a students of the Cheder Oholei Torah in Kfar Chabad participated in a gala Yud Shvat farbrengen emceed by melamed R' Fishel Henig. Principal Rabbi Yosef Hershkowitz, Mashpia Rabbi Shneur Zalman Kubichek, and R' Menachem Sharon regaled the children with stories and nigunim ■ more
Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat 5777
 Basi LGani in Shikun Chabad Lod 
Photograph: Shturem
After a month of intense preparation, the sun set and the holy day of Yud Shvat began. In all Lubavitcher shuls and yeshivos across the globe, the first ois of the Maamar 'Basi LGani was chazzered. Rabbi Boruch Boaz Yurkowitz, rov of Lubavitcher community in Lod, was photographed chazzering the Maamar at the Bais Aryeh shul last night ■ more
Chabad L'Noar Rechovot
 Bais Refuah Kaplan: Teens Gladden Patients 
Yesterday (Tuesday), Shliach Rabbi Shmuel Mendelzon of Schunat Hayovel-Makov in Rechovot led a group of teens on a special mission to Bais Refuah Kaplan in Rechovot.  The objective: gladdening the patients and their family members and easing their pain through joy ■ more
 Tragedy: Rabbi Shlomo Vishedsky, OBM 
Photograph: Shturem Archives
With shock and profound sadness we report the sudden and untimely passing of Rabbi Shlomo Vishedsky, OB"M, of Kfar Chabad. Rabbi Vishedsky passed away at age 66, after a being diagnosed with a serious illness only two weeks ago ■ The levaye is at 1:00 PM, leaving the Vishedsky home in Kfar Chabad, to Har Hazeisim in Yerushalayim ■ more
AD MOSAI? Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: HaTomim Uriel Sirotzki, OB"M 
AD MOSAI??? With profound sadness we report the very untimely passing of HaTomim Uriel Sirotzki, OB"M, of Beitar Ilit. Uriel is the son of Rabbi - yibodel l'chaim tovim - Rabbi Yosef Sirotzki, director of the Tiferes Menachm institutions in Beitar Ilit. The levaye will take place today, Monday, at 4:00 PM from the Shamgar Funeral Home in Yerushalayim ■ more

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