Entries in #1024 (9)
Shavuos Special :After World War II, the American Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) teamed with the United States Military, to print a special edition of the Babylonian Talmud in Germany * This special edition included drawings of the Nazi Death Camps and was distributed to survivors * Once the set was complete, the JDC sent courtesy sets to various Rabbis who were involved with the work of the JDC * What did the Rebbe say about this Talmud set
Any object belonging to a tzaddik acquires some of his sanctity. All the more, that which was owned by the holy Baal Shem Tov, whose holiness suffused even his material belongings. Some of these items were passed down through the generations in various inheritances and some amazing stories are told about them. * Presented for Shavuos, which marks the passing of the Baal Shem Tov
One of the fascinating aspects of Bitachon, in the sense that it represents a complete, wholesome and all-inclusive connection with Hashem, is the fact that people of all ages are able to experience this unique connection to Hashem, even little babies.
The Chassid, R’ Avrohom Sender Nemtzov got up and announced, “The crowd wants the Rebbe to say a maamer Chassidus. The sichos are good but the crowd wants Chassidus.” There was silence and then the Rebbe began to say the first maamer Chassidus, his coronation maamer. * Profile of the Chassid, Rabbi Avrohom Sender Nemtzov who, as soon as he heard about the passing of the Rebbe Rayatz, sent a consolation telegram to 770 which he concluded with the words, “and may Hashem console us with Menachem.” * Presented to commemorate his passing on the second day of Shavuos
Leibel Khazanovich and Adam Nesenoff decided to give a unique gift to the Rebbe for his birthday, his picture comprised of 1500 photos of Jews putting on t’fillin, many of them for the first time in their lives. * We met with the two bachurim to hear all about it. * Their tip is never leave the house, not even for the nearby grocery store, without a pair of t’fillin. There are opportunities to use them all around us. * Presented for the start of the fiftieth year since the launch of Mivtza T’fillin
In Yemos HaMoshiach, will there be different levels of understanding Torah? Will the way of learning change? What will be more important – learning Torah or doing mitzvos? Is it permissible to teach abstract subjects, such as Geula and Moshiach, to little children or will their immaturity give them a mistaken understanding? What does “a new Torah will go forth from Me” really mean? * A compilation of questions and answers about Torah presented for Shavuos