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CTeen INTL Shabbaton
 CTeens Coming to Crown Heights 
Hundreds of CTeen chapters from around the world have begun their travels to New York for the 9th annual CTeen shabbaton. Delegations from France, Russia, Brazil, England and Israel have arrived this morning, with thousands more expected to arrive by early afternoon ■ more

 

    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Mrs. Shtzere Hadasa Charitonow, OB"M 
With sadness we report the passing of Mrs. Shtzere Hadasa Charitonow, OB"M. Mrs. Charitotnow was born 1924 in Piratel - a suburb of Poltava Ukraine, to Rabbi Yehoshua and Giso Matlin, OB"M, and was the wife of Harav HaChosid HaTomim Reb Shamshon Charitonow OB"M ■ Levaye times to be announced ■ more
    
 
Chabad on Campus International
 3 Day Training Bootcamp for Shluchim 
Photograph: Shimi Kutner

Over 100 Shluchim from around the world gathered at a strategic development Bootcamp in New York as part of the Chabad on Campus International Strategic Initiative. The three-day intensive Bootcamp, held at the Hyatt Regency Long Island, was designed to train Shluchim to better communicate, relate, and understand their students and donors ■ more

    
 
Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat 5777
 OT Tmimim Rewarded for Excellent Hachono 
This past week, students in Oholei Torah Mesivta enjoyed a day of skiing at Montage Mountain in Pennsylvania. The trip was a culmination of prizes and events for a month long mivtza connected with Yud Shvat.For many bochurim it was a first time opportunity to hit the slopes and pick up the skills. To add a Chassideshe atmosphere and goals to the trip, Bochurim were tasked with finding yidden to put on tefillin, recruits to buy letters in a Sefer Torah ■ 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
 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 

    
 
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
    
 
Photo Gallery
 1,000 at KSCVK Benefit Melave Malkah 
Photograph: CHI
Over 1,000 men packed the Oholei Torah ballroom to enjoy an evening which included a lavish buffet, and a rocking concert featuring Mordechai Ben David and Simcha Friedman – who made his singing debut in the United States – in an event benefiting Keren Simchas Chosson V'Kallah ■ more
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Mrs. Sara Abrahams, OBM 
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mrs. Sara Abrahams, OBM, of Miami Beach, FL, wife of the Mashpia in Yeshiva Gedolah of Greater Miami Rabbi Yosef Abrahams. She was the daughter of Rabbi Tanchum Dunin, ob"m, of Haifa. She was 71 years old ■ more
    
 
Break Out the Schnapps
 Mazel Tov: Chabad of Arizona Turns 40 
Illustration Photo
Illustration Photo | Photograph: Chabadaz.com
Break out the schnapps! This year, Chabad of Arizona celebrates 40 years of serving the state’s diverse Jewish population with a dinner ■ 1977: The Rebbe sends Rabbi Zalman Levertov and his wife Tziporah (Tzipi) to Phoenix to reach out to Jews in Arizona, “making them more aware of their Jewishness (and bringing) them closer to their Jewish roots ■ more
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz, OBM 
Photograph: CHI
ith great sadness we inform you of the passing of Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz, OBM, AKA “Schwartzie,” a well-known and beloved rabbi, entertainer, inspirational speaker and founder of the Los Angeles-based Chai Center. He was 71 years old ■ Levaya information will be posted when it is announced ■ more
    
 
Yom YaBohir Yud Shvat
 Large Crowd at Kvutza M&G Shiur 
Photograph: Levi K.
A large crowd of kvutza talmidim and orchim gathered for the weekly Moshiach and Geulah shiur that took place on Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat in 770. Rabbi Efraim Fischel Demichovsky, Mashgiach and Mashpia at the Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim in Kfar Chabad was the guest teacher. The shiur is l'iluy nishmas beloved and very missed Shliach Rabbi Aharon Eliezer Ceitlin, ob"m ■ more
    
 
Honoring Rabbi Yossi Gourarie, OB"M
 Penn State: 300 at First Ever "Mega-Shabbat" 
Photograph: Hannah Geller
Over 300 hundred students attended the first ever “Mega Shabbat” dinner at Penn State’s Alumni Hall this past Friday night. The dinner was arranged by the Chabad Student Board, in honor of R' Yossi Gourarie, late father of Chabad of the Undergrads Co-Director, Rabbi Hershy Gourarie, who passed away in April of last year ■ more
    
 
Yom HaBohir Yud Shvat 5777
 Central & NW Illinois Shluchim Farbreng 
The Shluchim from Champagne, Normal, Peoria, Quad Cities and Rockford joined together in Quad Cities for an inspiring farbrengen with Rabbi Yehuda Weg Head Shliach of Oklahoma. Also participating was Rabbi Meir Moscowitz Head Shliach of Illinois ■ more
    
 
AD MOSAI? Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Tragedy: HaTomim Sender Lilchitsky OB"M 
With great sadness and pain we inform you of the very untimely passing of Sender Lilchitsky OBM, a Tomim who studied in Lubavitcher Yeshiva Ocean Parkway and the Rabbinical College of America in Morristown. He was 38 years old. The levaye took place today ■ more
    
 
Photo of the Day
 Illinois: Shliach Delivers Invocation 
Rabbi Avraham Kagan, director of government affairs for Lubavitch Chabad of Illinois and Rabbi of Chabad of River North, delivered the invocation at the joint session of the Illinois House of Representative and Senate in Springfield, Illinois. The invocation preceded Governor Rauner’s annual “State of the State ■ more
    
 

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