In citing this Midrash – that Mordechai in his generation was on par with Moshe in his generation – the Rebbe Rayatz rules that this statement applies to himself: the Rebbe is the revealed Raaya Mehemna, the Faithful Shepherd, of all the people of the generation.
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Yossi and Chani Goldstein arrived in Yiwu, China six years ago, in Elul 5767. Since then, the Jewish community has grown from twenty people to one hundred, spreading Judaism throughout the area and among the numerous businessmen who frequently travel there. * In a conversation with Beis Moshiach, R’ Goldstein talks about the life in China, the biggest market in the world, and chinuch on shlichus.
Abraham’s influence caused his old father and his errant son to return to the path of righteousness. The Jewish people, too, must strive towards that spiritual unity to merit longevity on their land. Children must seek to influence their parents and elders while parents must strive to transmit the message of Torah to their children. For Redemption to be complete, with our permanent return to the Land, we must bridge the generation gaps that are so pronounced in our society.
A Chabad girls’ written forum discussion
A few weeks ago, the people of Eretz Yisroel commemorated forty years since the colossal catastrophe of the Yom Kippur War. Then, as today, there was a prime minister who relied too much on the United States. The day before the outbreak of hostilities, she rejected a call for a pre-emptive strike. The day after the war began, she declared that “if we face a similar situation again, we must strike pre-emptively and not wait.”
Avremy hurried to leave the house. “Tomorrow night there will be a shiur and I need to hang up flyers so people will know about it,” he thought, “especially when the one giving the shiur this week is none other than Mendy who is coming from the yeshiva in Tzfas just in order to be able to give this weekly D’var Malchus shiur to the children of Tzivos Hashem.”…