Beis Moshiach presents Section 6 of the maamer the Rebbe MH”M delivered on Yud Shvat 5717, in accordance with the custom established by the Rebbe to review each year a section of the Rebbe Rayatz’s maamer Basi L’Gani of 5710. • This year we focus on the seventh section of the profound and foundational Chassidic discourse.
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The Exodus from Egypt is the paradigm for the future Redemption. The Exodus introduced and instilled within our psyches the power of liberation for the future. Indeed, we mention the Exodus daily in our prayers for many reasons, including:
Shaked Meiner was drafted into the undercover counter-terrorism unit Duvdevan and operated past enemy lines with a sense of mission on behalf of the Jewish people. * But his soul yearned for a spiritual mission, and after searching in India, he became a baal teshuva. This time, he enlisted in the elite unit of the Rebbe’s Geula army. * Like Avrohom Avinu, he calls upon young people to join the yeshiva he started for baalei teshuva in the Romema neighborhood of Yerushalayim, so they can recognize the One who created the world.
Rabbi Nachman Elbaum a”h, Gerrer askan and confidante of Gerrer Admurim, passed away recently. He was one of the behind the scenes contact persons between the Rebbe and the Gerrer Admurim. He did his job with absolute secrecy so that even his closest family members know very few details about the fascinating missions he carried out. With his passing, he took those secrets with him.
In the HaYom-Yom of 29 Teves the Rebbe writes: “We are day-laborers.” [In the literature of Chassidus], “day” is a code word for “light” — and, indeed, our Divine task is a mission of light, to illuminate the world with the light of the Torah.
A large picturesque town with one story wooden houses and red tiled roofs, surrounded by seventy clear lakes and dozens of islands. The mountains with their primeval purity, and vegetation as far as the eye can see. Frady Klein of Bariloche, Argentina lives in the midst of this magnificent scenery. She opens the doors of her Chabad House to us and brings us into the life of a young couple on shlichus, who chose to live in a place where murderers who killed Jews al kiddush Hashem found safe haven.
When 100 Chassidim sat in the Palestinian Office in Paris * The condition of moving to Israel is: Place us in a Chassidishe Kibbutz * The Rashag’s trip to Israel to visit the refugees * The beginning of the Chabad Yeshiva in Lud * “These Lubavitchers are known as fanatic” * “They work with devotion and … honesty” * “A very favorable report was received” about the Chabad Yeshiva * Pirsum Rishon: The Frierdiker Rebbe’s letter to the JDC regarding Kfar Chabad * The Refugees’ Story – Eighth Installment
The story you are about to read was told by the Chassid, Rabbi Asher Sasonkin z”l, the son of the gaon and Chassid, Rabbi Shemaryahu Nachum Sasonkin zt”l who was the rav of Batum in Georgia and at the end of his life, mashpia in Yerushalayim.