This anticipation is especially heighted in the present time, in general, as has been mentioned repeatedly of late: according to all the signs of the redemption “hinei zeh (Moshiach) ba – this one (Moshiach) comes” this very instant.
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This Shabbos, Parshas Tazria, is also Rosh Chodesh Nissan, the month of redemption. In shul we read Parshas HaChodesh, which tells about Hashem’s words to Moshe in Egypt two weeks before the Exodus. Hashem instructed us to set the Jewish calendar by the monthly new moon and to regard Nissan as the “head of months.” G‑d also instructed the Jewish nation to bring the Passover offering, to eat it with matza and bitter herbs, and to abstain from leaven for seven days.
The series of terrorist attacks in Brussels turned world attention to a city that is often in the headlines since it is where the headquarters of the European Union is situated, the place where they issue rulings and condemnations against Israel on a regular basis. * Thousands of people, including Jews, were in the metro and the airport during the attacks. Many of them were saved by open miracles.
R ’ Amram Muell’s laughter and simcha workshops have earned international acclaim and attract thousands of participants, from Tzfas to Bangkok, from Tel Aviv to Hong Kong and New Delhi.* In a happy interview with Beis Moshiach, R’ Muell explains what lies behind one of the most successful Chabad workshops in the world. * About the difference between simcha and sasson, simcha, gila and rina. * What are medical clowns and what surprised him when he looked up simcha in the dictionary. * Also, Chassidishe tips for a happy life starting in this happy month of Adar
The laws of tzaraas (skin lesions, also referred to as nega’im) are introduced by the Torah with the words: “If a man has on the skin of his body a blotch, a creamy blotch or a bright spot and it forms a lesion of tzaraas on the skin of his body, he should be brought to Aharon the priest, or to one of his sons, the priests.”
The Morasha (heritage) organization was started by the Rabbinical Centre of Europe in order to help be mekarev young boys and girls to a life of Torah and mitzvos. Throughout the year, the organization runs an array of programs by a group of bachurim who go from 770 to various European countries and get young people involved in Jewish activities. * The highlight of their program is a bar-bas mitzvah trip, which transforms the lives of many of the participants and their families
Bitachon in Hashem is not a tool that merely assists a Yid in times of difficulty; rather it should affect every facet of a Yid’s life. For once one is imbued and permeated with the notion that Hashem is the primary existence and that the messages that the world gives us are only illusions, one’s weltanschauung will certainly be wholesomely altered
The month of Nissan had arrived. Preparations were being made for the upcoming Holiday of Freedom. Diligent women worked to clean their homes of the final crumbs of chametz while their husbands were busy baking matzos.