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Girona Hosts Regional Kinus
 48 Shluchim from 48 Countries Convene 
Shluchei Adoneinu "To Bring Moshiach Tzidkeinu"
Shluchei Adoneinu "To Bring Moshiach Tzidkeinu"
48 Shluchim from 25 countries in Europe and Central Africa, all of whom serve small and isolated Jewish communities on their own, met on Sunday in the city of Girona, Spain ■ This Kinus was a first of its kind, enabling the Shluchim from smaller countries to partake in a more local, regional one ■ more
    
 
Picture of the Day - Portugal
 Rabbi Kotlarsky & Shliach Meet Mayor 
On Friday, Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky of Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch and Rabbi Eli Rosenfeld, the Shliach to Portugal, met with Mr. Carlos Carrères, mayor of Cascais, a city in the center of Portugal, a luxury suburb of Lisbon ■ The visit to Portugal was the first stop before of the European and central Africa regional Kinus which started today in Girona, Spain ■ more
    
 
Canberra, Australia
 Chabad ACT Expands to New Building 
With gratitude to G-d Almighty, Chabad ACT is delighted to announce that it is expanding into an additional building in Giralang Canberra, Australian Capital Territory ■ Chabad ACT will use the facility to extend its communal, educational and humanitarian activities ■ more
    
 
Lag Ba'Omer Parade 5777
 Despite Rain, Sydney Parade Greatest Ever 
Photograph: Noel Kessel

Hundreds of families and thousands of onlookers took part in one of Sydney’s greatest Jewish parades in recent times! In a special show of prominence to the children, the 12 Torah Pesukim – passages’ were led by primary school aged children representing schools, educational institutions and Synagogues from across Sydney ■ more

    
 
Lag Ba'Omer 5777
 Video: Lag BaOmer at Eiffel Tower, Paris 
Photograph: Mordechai Lubecki / Screen Shot
Lag BaOmer at the foot of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is always a well-attended event. Thousands of children paraded alongside dancing clowns and other attractions in honor of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai ■ more
    
 
Boruch Dayan Hoemes
 Loss: R' Bentzion Rader, OB"M 
Photograph: Screen Shot/ JEM
With sadness we inform you of the passing of Mr. Bentzion Rader OBM, a prominent member of the Lubavitch community in London, England. He was 92 years old. Mr. Bentzion Rader, an accountant and a prominent member of the Chabad community in London England, passed away on Shabbos Parshas Behar-Bechukosai ■ The levayah took place today, Sunday ■ more
    
 
"We Will Take Measures"
 Rabbi Margolin Blasts Wallon Shechita Ban 
הרב מרגולין עם ר"מ בריטניה לשעבר קמרון
הרב מרגולין עם ר"מ בריטניה לשעבר קמרון
“I can assure the Wallon Parliament’s Environment Committee Members that my community is sickened,’’ said Rabbi Menachem Margolin, head of the Brussels-based European Jewish Association (EJA), which represents thousands of Jews across Europe, as he blasted a Wallon (French speaking) Parliament Committee decision to effectively ban Kosher and Halal meat in Belgium ■ more 
    
 
Kinus "To Bring Moshiach Tziidkeinu"
 32 Shluchim to Germany Gather in Frankfurt 
32 Shluchim from all over Germany gathered at the beginning of this week in Frankfurt for the annual Kinus HaShluchim of Germany. Rabbi Zalman Gurevitz, Shliach to Frankfurt, hosted the Kinus ■ more
    
 
Shluchim Attend Historic Event
 Hachnosas Sefer Torah in North Cyprus 
Photograph: Chaim Tuito
For the first time in history, a new Sefer Torah was completed and welcomed into the local Bais Chabad in North Cyprus, directed by Shliach Rabbi Chaim Hillel Azimov. The last letters were inscribed by sofer Rabbi Betzalel Yakunt of Kfar Chabad, and donated by philanthropist Hillel (Leonardo) Farkas, who was unable to attend the gala simcha ■ more
    
 
Moshiach Conference & Farbrengen
 Anash Manchester Do All They Can 
​For the first time ever, Anash as well as friends of the Lubavitche​r community of Manchester gathered together in the 'Jewish Cultural Centre - Machon Levi Yitzchok' on Bury Old Road to inspire and become inspired with the Rebbe's message of the immediate redemption, as well as to share ideas together on how to bring Moshiach's complete revelation faster ■ more
    
 
EUJB Hosts Entebbe Hero
 Mr. Rami Sherman Visits Brussels Kehilla 
During his recent visit to Brussels Belgium member of the IDF elite units Mr. Rami Sherman, best known for his role in the Entebbe operation was there for a speaking engagement ■ Rabbi Michoel Rosenblum, Director of the EUJB and Rabbi at the European Synagogue Ohel Eliezer, quoted Rami as proudly saying "Entebbe was one thing, but Rabbi Michoel requesting to put on Teffilin is something else ■ more
    
 
Regional Kinus HaShluchim 5777
 The Rebbe's French Army Gathers in Paris 
Shluchei Adoneinu
Shluchei Adoneinu | Photograph: Mordechai Lubecki/ Shturem
The Rebbe's French Army is convening in Paris, with Shluchim from across France participating in the annual Kinus. Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, Vice-Chairman of Merkos, and Mashpia Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Gurewitz of Migdal Haemek, are the guest speakers ■ more
    
 
CTeen International
 Mega Mivtza Tefillin in Poland 
Photograph: Chaim Tuito
Some 800 men and boys over the age of 13 wrapped tefillin in Poland this week—70 for the first time—as part of the annual March of the Living, which brings individuals from all over the world to Poland and then Israel to study the history of the Holocaust, and to examine the roots of prejudice, intolerance and hate ■ more
    
 
Tehillas Hashem Now in German
 Rabbi Teichtal: New Siddur will Inspire and Unite 
Shliach Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal, Rabbi of the Jewish community in Berlin, Germany, has published a new siddur Tehillas Hashem with German translation. The siddur, whose production spanned four years, features close to 1,400 pages of clear print and attractive design. According to Rabbi Teichtal, this is the first time in over a century that a one-volume complete Orthodox siddur has been printed in Germany ■ more
    
 
A First for Auschwitz
 CTeen's Tent Hosts 1,000 in Poland 
Photograph: Chaim Tuito
Shliach Rabbi Shalom Ber Stambler, in collaboration with the Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch's CTeen International, under the leadership of Rabbi Mendy Kotlarsky and the Chabad Teen organization headed by Rabbi Moshe Shilat, organized by a special tent that will coordinate the Chabad activities during the "March of Life" which will be held this week at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp in Poland ■ more
    
 
Mivtza Pesach 5777
 4,187 Yidden Celebrate Seder in Thailand 
A Seder in Thailand
A Seder in Thailand
The number of participants in the sedorim in Thailand jumped by 30% this year, with a grand total of 4,187 Yidden fulfilling the mivtzos of the Seder night. Shluchim across Thailand hosted large Sedorim, with 1,500 guests joining the public Seder at Bais Chabad Ko Samui ■ more
    
 

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