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MyLife Chassidus Applied
 And The Essay Contest Winners Are 
The winners of this year's 3rd annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest were announced live during Sunday night's special Yud Alef Nissan Edition of the MyLife: Chassidus Applied Webcast.The 1st place winner of $10,000 was Moishe Chakoff, a 27 year old student from Kendall, Florida. Shraga Crombi, of Edison, New Jersey won the 2nd place $3,600 prize. Hadassah Silberstein of Brooklyn won the 3rd place $1,000 prize, and a bonus $1,000 4th place went to Sara Blau of Brooklyn ■ more
 Are You a Chabad Post Seminary Girl? 
Are you a Chabad Post seminary girl? Would love to continue learning Chassidus and Niglah in depth? Looking to earn a degree? Interested in a vocational training program? Wishing to gain the skills and experience of an accomplished Shlucha? Would like to be residing in Crown Heights next year ■ more 
Video of the Day
 Ofir & Eitan: My CTeen Moment 
Photograph: Shturem Archives
We all have moments in our lives which shape our future and form our identity. Four CTeeners from each grade were asked to share their personal moments of inspiration and strength at the Closing Ceremony of the CTeen Shabbaton held at Pier 12 ■ more
LivingLinks Poland Trip
 Students Make Commitment to Jewish Life 

Jewish students from universities across North America found inspiration and a renewed commitment to live a Jewish life on a recent heritage trip to Poland. The six-day Chabad on Campus International LivingLinks trip, directed by Rabbi Yossi Witkes, brought the 60 students to visit the sites of a once-thriving Jewish community in Poland and the Nazi death camps and ghettos that brought its end ■ more

Simcha with Simche
 Fusion: Lubavitcher Nigunim, Mid-Eastern Beat 
Simche Friedman presents a medley of Lubavitcher niggunim with a Mid-Eastern flavor. The simcha of Adar continues, with Simche ■ more
Tiere Brider
 60 Tmimim Rewarded with Trip to The Rebbe 
More than 60 Tmimim, talmidim of Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim in Rechovot, took off from Ben Gurion International Airport on a special trip to Bais Chayeinu, concluding Part I on Mivtza Torah. This was not another trip to The Rebbe, but a trip that was earned with much effort, hasmodo and shkida in Nigleh, Sichos and Maamorim ■ more 
Chai Adar 5754
 Flashback: Terrorist Shoots Tmimim in Van 
Photograph: Archive Photo
Flashback: Chai Adar, 5754: Reactions were swift and tough to the shooting on Tuesday of four Lubavitcher Chasidim in a drive-by attack on their van that sparked fear here.The vehicle had been part of a convoy accompanying the Lubavitcher Rebbe back to the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn from successful eye surgery in Manhattan. The Rebbe, 91, returned home via a different route than many of his followers ■ more
77 Years Later
 OT Alumni Prove: America Iz Nisht Andersh 
Upon escaping a vibrant European Jewry torn apart by Nazi atrocities to arrive in a deteriorating Jewish community threatened by American modernity, the Frierdiker Rebbe famously pronounced “America is nisht anderesh—America is no different”. Today, on the 9th of Adar, 77 years since that defiant proclamation, Oholei Torah Educational Institute announces a list of 60 alumni to be recognized at an upcoming dinner ■ more
Lubavitch Cheder Day School
 A Dream: Tuition-Free Day School 
Photograph: Chabad.org
Tirtza Ben David drives two hours a day to take her two young daughters, Moriyah, 4, and Chana, 2, to the Lubavitch Cheder Day School in S. Paul, Minn. It’s a small school, she says, where each child gets personalized attention and the chance to learn in ways that best suit their needs ■ “We find that there are many parents who think a lot about Jewish education,” he continues.  By temporarily removing the financial factor from that decision, we hope more parents will consider giving it a try ■ more 
Lubavitch Proud
 Chabad Cuzco: The Best of Both Worlds 
Photograph: Chabad of Cuzco
In my first visit to Cuzco, I stayed in two different hotels. One of them was the Shlomi hostel right next to the Chabad of Cuzco, better known as Beit Chabad. Yes, you read that right—there is a Chabad in the middle of the Andes that helps visitors with prayers, kosher food, socialize and of course observation of the important religious holidays or Shabbat. I myself couldn’t believe it when a friend from birthright mentioned it to me ■ 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
Attention Anash and Tmimim
 Urgent Tehillim for Shlucha and Newborn 
Please take a few moments of your precious day to say tehillim and give tzedaka l'zchus HaShlucha Sora Chana bas Fruma and her newborn baby -Rach Hanolad ben Sora Chana for immediate and complete good health together with all Yidden in need of a refuah ■ more

Attention Anash
 Urgent Tehillim for Chana bas Mushka 
Please join the worlwide family of Shluchim and Anash in davening and giving tzedoko l'zchus Chana bas Mushka, 6-year-old daughter of Shluchim,  who is in a very critical condition and needs rachamei Shomayim ■ more
Mivtza Chanuka 5777
 Global Mitzva Chanuka - #Sharethelights 
For decades, Shluchim have shared the miracles of Chanukah with the world in ever more exciting public ways. Now they – and you, too - can harness the power of the internet to bring Chanukah to the furthest corners of the globe. No permits required ■ more
Attention Anash
 Tehillim for Immediate Good Health 
Anash and the Tmimim are requested to take a moment on this auspicious day to say Tehillim (Kapitlach 53 and 20) and give tzedoko l'zchus Rabbi Gedalya ben Bas Sheva Shemtov, director of the Shluchim Office, for immediate good health alongside all Yidden ■ more
L'Zchus R' Mendel Itkin
 World Wide Likutei Sichos Study Campaign 
As everyone has heard that R' Mendel Itkin was very involved in learning and giving shiurim on a daily basis. One of the seforim he spent a lot of his time in was Likkutei Sichos.As Shiva has just ended, In his zchus a worldwide campaign has begun to complete the entire Likkutei Sichos l'ilui nishmas Menachem Mendel ben Meir Itkin A"H ■ more

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