Entries in #883 (8)
Arabs understand nothing short of real strength. They never heard of restraint as a form of strength. In their eyes, restraint is an expression of weakness that invites terror, time and time again.
Will Kohanim who are lefties serve in the Beis HaMikdash in the times of Moshiach? Will lefties become righties when Moshiach comes? The answer depends on whether being a lefty is a medical condition…
R’ Shneur Zalman Slonim, a Chabad rabbi in Chevron and Yaffo, brought the light of Chassidus to Eretz Yisroel. * He was called “my grandson” by the Rebbe Rashab in his letters to him. * About the life and activities of the Chassid who heard hours upon hours of maamarim in yechidus, to mark the day of his passing on 11 Tammuz.
For Gimmel Tammuz, a day to strengthen one’s hiskashrus to the Rebbe Melech HaMoshiach, we spoke with the Chabad rosh yeshiva in Tzfas, one of the Rebbe’s shluchim to Eretz Yisroel, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Wilschansky. * How and when should we explain that the Rebbe is chai v’kayam? * How should we regard those who have adopted Chabad’s methods? * How can we achieve achdus? * Part 2
If Abraham had shown his visitors how distasteful their presumed idolatry was to him and how he would personally exert himself to cleanse them of it, it might have had a powerful impact on them. They would have been left with the impression that any trace of idolatry—even the residual dust on one’s feet—is not welcome in a person’s home. Even the smallest vestige of idolatry is lethal.
The city of Petersburg (Leningrad) was founded a little over 300 years ago. * Petersburg is the only city visited by all seven Chabad leaders, and it is no coincidence that Chassidic life flourished there as it continues to do till today. * Beis Moshiach spoke with a few Chassidim who lived in Petersburg (then Leningrad) in their youth and returned to visit fifty years later: R’ Yehuda Leib (Leibel) Mochkin, R’ Zushe Gross, and Mrs. Rochel Zamir.
Rabbi Nison Ruppo arrived in Kostroma in the winter of 5753. The Rebbe Rayatz had been exiled to this city by the communists and he remained there for about ten days. Kostroma has a high assimilation rate, and yet the community is aware of the Chassidic history of the city and is proud of the fact that the Rebbe stayed in their community for ten days. * A Yud-Beis Tammuz interview with a shliach.