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    Pesha Leah Lapine: A Portrait

    On a Thursday afternoon, February 1992, after coming home from shopping, Pesha Leah (Phyllis) Lapine was murdered in her home. Chabad Lubavitch Archives compiled a brief portrait of her life based on interviews and articles that were published after her murder. by Chabad Lubavitch Archives On a Thursday afternoon, February 1992, after...

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    ‘Yeshivacation’ Inspires Former USSR Jewish Youth

    from FJC.ru: In the beginning of the month, Yahad, the FJC’s special programs platform directed by Rabbi...

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    Shliach Banned From Lithuania’s Main Synagogue

    from the JTA: In an escalation of the internal feud dividing Lithuanian Jews, the Chabad movement’s senior emissary to the country was banned from the capital city’s main synagogue. Rabbi Sholem Ber Krinsky, who has lived in Vilnius for 22 years, was informed in an email Monday from the chairman of the...

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    Boruch Dayan Hoemes: R’ Chaim Mayer Minkowitz OBM

    With great sadness we regret to inform of the passing of R’ Chaim Mayer Minkowitz OBM, a longtime member of the Montreal Chabad Lubavitch community. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Faygel Minkowitz , and their five children, their spouses (Refoel and Goldie Minkowitz Teaneck, NJ USA, Yitzchok and...

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    Video: Leaving Our Comfort Zone

    Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz, director of Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Florida, delivers his insights on this week’s Parsha – Terumah. This week Rabbi Minkowicz answers the question: Why is it important to go out of our comfort zone? Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...

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    Judges Chosen for MyLife Essay Contest

    Sunday night was a sleepless one for the MyLife: Essay Contest team. The Meaningful Life Center office was a buzzing hive of activity as the 11:59 PM essay submission deadline came and went. Essays began pouring in last week and continued to arrive in the MLC inbox right up until the deadline....

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    Students Surprise Teacher with Birthday Present

    In honor of his birthday, the students of beloved Magid Shiur in Oholei Torah Rabbi Rabbi Avrohom Gerlitzky chipped in and bought him a unique present: A trip to Eretz Yisroel. They also bought him a new water dispenser for his desk. The Bochurim surprised Rabbi Gerlitzky with the presents as he...

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    Alternate Side Rules Suspended Wednesday

    Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Wednesday, March 1, for a Catholic holiday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect. Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to...

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    New Engagement!

    Yankel (JJ) (ben Shea) Hecht (Crown Heights) and Hadassah Halperin (Toronto, Canada) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens...

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    Picture of the Day: Miami Beach, FL

    Reb Yisroel Shemtov, while on a visit to Miami Beach, greets his old friend, the Mashpia Rabbi...

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    Sleepless Night for MyLife: Essay Contest Team

    Sleepless Night for MyLife: Essay Contest TeamContest submissions pour in until the last minute. Sunday night was...

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    Sing It: Maamar Isa B’Midrash Tehillim

    Chassidishe musician R’ Elor Wellner received requests from many parents of Bar Mitzvah boys who are struggling...

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    Marbin B’Simcha in Cheder Bnei Menachem

    Chassidishe niggunim reverberated throughout  Cheder Bnei Menachem on Rosh Chodesh Adar, to the delight of the talmidim....

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    We Were in Thailand, the Meds in Cambodia

    Let me paint the picture. Before my eldest son had his bar mitzvah, I was persuaded by...

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    $25 Million Security Grant for NY Religious Schools

    NYC Councilman David G. Greenfield congratulated Governor Andrew Cuomo today, after Cuomo’s proposal this week to spend $25 million to provide security for non-public schools throughout the state. Cuomo’s measure echoes Greenfield’s own historic law, passed with overwhelming support in 2016, that provides free security guards for nearly every non-public school in...

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    Shluchim Parents of SN Children Recharge

    Respite and Recharge for Shluchim Parents of Children with Special Needs Shluchim to the Southeastern region of...

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    Shluchim with Special Needs Children Recharge

    Shluchim to the Southeastern region of the US raising children with special needs gathered for three days...

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    1 Minute Bitochon Inspirational Video

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    Chinuch Hora’ah of the Day:

    Chinuch Hora’ah of the Day: [What do we learn from the story of Shlomis bas Divri? (Parshas...

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    Lubavitcher Lawyer Fights for Return of Nazi-Looted Art

    Velvel Freedman, a Lubavitcher attorney who is fighting a legal battle for the return of a Camille...

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    Israel to Amazon: Stop Selling Holocaust-Denying Books

    from The Times of Israel: Israel’s official Holocaust memorial has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II and otherwise promotes anti-Semitism. Yad Vashem’s director of libraries Robert Rozett says he has dispatched a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff...

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    Labor Day Killer Gets 24 Years in Prison

    A 28-year-old Crown Heights man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting 55-year-old Michael Sampson during the J’Ouvert celebration that was held in advance of the 2014 West Indian Day Parade in Crown Heights. Derek Goodings, 28, of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, pled guilty...

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    Music Video: Ki B’simcha Seitzei’u

    In celebration of Purim 2017 and the joyous month of Adar, singer Dudi Knopfler presents this foot-happy, fast-paced dance song composed by contemporary hitmaker Boruch Sholom Blesofsky. Set to the words of Rabbi Nachman of Breslov, the song highlights his innovative interpretation of the words “Ki B’simcha Seitzei’u” i.e. happiness is the...

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    Again: Bomb Threats to Jewish Centers in 11 States

    from The Yeshiva World News: Once again, multiple Jewish centers and schools were evacuated on Monday morning after receiving bomb threats. As of 11:10am, Jewish centers in the following states have been evacuated: * Alabama (Levite Jewish Community Center) * Delaware (Garden of Eden Road) * Florida (David Posnack, Siegel, Ashville) *...