When a Jew cries out “Daloi galus! (Enough with exile!)” and “Moshiach now!” – were he simply to want it sincerely it would be fulfilled at once, without any delay (and there is no need to wait even the short duration described in the verse, “His word runs swiftly”), being that the redemption is already here in the world and a Jew must simply reveal it! * The lesson of the mahn.
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Returning strategic territories to Egypt endangers the security of three million Jews [May they increase] dwelling in the Holy Land. Moreover, the Israeli government returned to Egypt all of the oil wells after great efforts were expended by Jewish people in opening the oil wells and huge financial investments were made, including monies donated by Jewish people during the Kol Nidrei Appeal.
The founding of Yeshivas Tomchei T’mimim in Samarkand * Why a famished R’ Michoel Teitelbaum forwent the Shabbos meal * R’ Yona Cohen influences R’ Zalman Shimon Dworkin to accept the appointment as rosh yeshiva * About R’ Yona Cohen * How R’ Nissan Nemanov, upon his return from imprisonment, was appointed as mashpia of Tomchei T’mimim.
Who’s Who in the Times of Moshiach • Part V • The Rebbe asks: How could 85 Kohanim reach this high level of spiritual Kohen Gadol and not be jealous of each other? • In the times of Moshiach, will there be more than one Kohen Gadol?
Many Chassidic masters have attempted to interpret the “curses” as blessings. These ingenious and “creative” interpretations were not just exercises in mental gymnastics, but, rather, a sincere attempt to reveal the existence of powerful positive energy that we know lies beneath the surface. And when we discover that hidden dimension and reveal it, it helps to actualize the positive energy itself. With this introduction we will attempt to discover, in this week’s parsha, the hidden positive meaning behind what is, arguably, the most horrific curse…
We were shocked to hear of the passing of R’ Zushe Rivkin a”h, one of the more outstanding personalities amongst Lubavitcher Chassidim, who merited many kiruvim from the Rebbe and was a walking torch of fiery emuna in the coming of Moshiach and the hisgalus of the Rebbe MH”M. His entire life was dedicated to tz’daka and g’milus chassadim along with instilling and spreading faith in the Geula. As far as he was concerned, the high point of all his life’s work was his efforts to build a palace for the Rebbe.
A deeply moving story of two T’mimim on shlichus in a remote village in Central America, who were able, with the help of open Divine Providence, to save a Jew from the spiritual abyss.
R’ Ami Pykovski is a familiar figure in the world of Chabad. * He enjoyed rare kiruvim from the Rebbe that stunned even him. * In return, he has dedicated his energies to the Rebbe’s inyanim, especially in spreading the word about the impending Redemption and the Redeemer. * This is a profile of a Chassid who never rests…