It is possible that someone could argue: But it’s good for me in exile! Thanks to G-d’s kindness, I live in America, and I am able to study Torah and do Mitzvos in peace. So why should I scream and cry out – he argues – about going out of exile?! * To our great dismay, it is not merely hypothetical that someone could maintain such a misguided line of reasoning…
Entries in #829 (11)
We will still commemorate the Exodus in the Messianic era because without that memory and the transformative quality that constituted the journey out of slavery, the liberation and awareness we will experience then would not be possible.
Just as it’s impossible to separate the Hezbollah threat in the north from the Hamas threat in the south, there can be no distinction between the bullets that ended the lives of Jewish schoolchildren in France and the missiles fired on Beersheva – with no proper response forthcoming in either case.
The following two periods in young Heishke’s life – the purges of the 1930’s and the period immediately after WWII – are testaments to the indomitable Jewish spirit that managed to survive the crushing under the Soviet boot and the smokestacks of the Nazi crematoria. * Dedicated to my grandfather, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Dubrawski. * Part 1
On 11 Nissan, the Rebbe sent two Sifrei Torah to a new neighborhood called Nachalat Har Chabad, a neighborhood in Kiryat Malachi. On Chol HaMoed Pesach there was a festive event that was attended by Chassidim from all over the country. * Why did this new neighborhood merit such a special gift? Why two Sifrei Torah? * “If He had given us the Torah … Dayeinu.”
Knowing that the Rebbe is with us and directing world events towards the Geula, makes us long to see him. This longing motivates us to action to bring about the hisgalus!
This is a story about shmura matza that was given out by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Freiman, which led to momentous changes in the lives of a local family – a special story of matza, a dream, an apartment and a baby.
A farbrengen led by Rabbi Leibel Groner on the 19th of Shvat 5772. * The get-together was held with a group of balabatim who came to visit 770 with Rabbi Nechemia Deitsch from Chabad of Midtown Toronto and Rabbi Mendel Bernstein of Chabad Romano-Maple Ontario. Replete with stories, lessons, and inspiration, Beis Moshiach brings its readers this unique talk in honor of Yud-Alef Nissan.