Where do we find that the Rebbe told us to publicize the identity of Moshiach? In fact, the Rebbe did more than that; he personally publicized in the media who is the Moshiach in our generation: “The Rebbe, my father-in-law, the nossi of our generation, is the Moshiach of our generation.”
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It would seem that there is not a single Chassid who does not carry inside him, in a hidden corner of his soul, a pure and precious diamond that he treasures above all else. This diamond is his special and unique moment with the Rebbe, whether the moment that his eyes met the Rebbe’s eyes, the moment of some pivotal event in his life, or a moment of impact that changed the course of his life.
This Shabbos – Parshas Bo – is the Shabbos before Yud Shvat. While there are many special things that happened on Yud Shvat (histalkus of Rebbetzin Rivka, histalkus of the Frierdike Rebbe, and the Kabbalas HaNesius of the Rebbe), our main focus needs to be on our connection with the Nasi – the Rebbe Melech HaMoshiach – today in 5776.
In the summer 1929 the Frierdiker Rebbe embarked from Europe to Israel and then to the United States of America for the purpose of fundraising for the Jews in Russia * During the month of Elul 5689 and Tishrei 5690 (1929) the Frierdiker Rebbe and the Rashag met twice with representatives of the American Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) * In a series of documents and letters never published before, we present a short report on the first meeting from the point of view of the Frierdiker Rebbe, and a detailed report on the second meeting, from the point of view of the JDC officers
Many stories publicized in Beis Moshiach have created considerable excitement over the years, including significant changes and improvements in the lives of countless Jews. In commemoration of the magazine’s recent one thousandth issue, Nosson Avraham, lead contributor to the B’didi-Miracle Stories column, discussed an amazing succession of Divine Providence stories and how its continuous spiritual influence saved six Jews from assimilation…
Last week we presented the discussions of the American Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) whether there is a need for Chabad activities in Morocco – This week we present the “back room” discussions of the JDC offices in Europe and Morocco regarding the Chabad activities in Morocco which began without JDC support and then requested their support… * Part Two
How did the Rebbe announce at a Yud-Tes Kislev farbrengen forty years ago about a special shlichus to Eretz Yisroel and what was the significance of eleven shluchim to each place? How did a five-line letter overturn Melbourne and what turned the mekuravim into Chassidim? What one word inspired the old rabbi to get involved in mivtzaim? What connection is there between mivtzaim and Gan Eden? * Fascinating snippets from a talk delivered by R’ Aharon Eliezer Ceitlin a”h at a Chassidishe farbrengen on 11 Shvat 5775
The eighth plague, the locusts, was arguably the most devastating plague of all, after the plague of the firstborn. When an agrarian society has its crops consumed by locusts, it faces mass starvation with deadly results. No other plague had the potential to wipe out as many people as this one.
When I returned home on Friday afternoon after school, my mother asked me to get her some vegetables. I left the house and skipped down the long flight of stairs as I headed for the nearby vegetable store. With the Druze worker, Ali, standing nearby, I filled up bags with all kinds of vegetables and then went over to the register near the door. I asked Kobi, the cashier, to add it up.