As discussed above, the ruling is stated clearly, leaving no room for doubt (not even room for a doubt in the realm of k’dusha, holiness). And there is no reason to revisit the issue. In fact, the decision has already been made. * May the elimination of all these doubts discussed above bring about the elimination of doubt regarding when Moshiach will finally arrive, insofar as he is already coming and we see him in plain view, and “he points with his finger and he says, ‘that is him!’”
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He was an esteemed guru in India. He had many followers who hung on his every word. One day, he dropped it all. A series of divinely orchestrated events led him to Torah and Chassidus.
Did you ever hear of Purim in the month of Shevat? And the month of Cheshvan? And the month of Kislev? It is surprising but true; there are “Purims” like that. No, it’s not a joke. Since the wicked Haman’s days, there have been many evil people who tried to hurt the Jewish people. When Hashem made a miracle and their plots failed, the Yidden celebrated a “Purim” on those days. This is without costumes and reading a Megilla, but the joy is tremendous, just like on Purim.
Yossi Gil, one of the more prominent radio broadcasters in the Israeli religious sector, is blind. But this does not stop him from presenting a daily program of Chassidic niggunim. * His great love is for Chabad
What is a Chassidishe Purim all about? What opportunities are there that we don’t have the rest of the year? Mashke on Purim – permitted or forbidden? How do we focus on joy when we have worrisome things on our minds? * An interview and farbrengen with R’ Moshe Orenstein, mashpia in Yeshivas Tomchei T’mimim and the Chabad community in Tzfas.
Many ask and are being asked: What is the Rebbe’s position on drafting yeshiva students into the IDF? The following is a compilation of statements by the Rebbe on this issue.
Upon the Russian invasion of Crimea, we wanted to speak with the shliach to Simferopol, R’ Lipszyc, but it was hard to reach him. It turned out, he had been in the US fundraising and was on his way back to Crimea but was unable to get there once he reached Moscow. * His wife, who was left in the city on her own, in dangerous proximity to the Russian armed forces, boarded a train at the last minute. * They both eventually arrived in the US where they are fundraising for the great expenses before Pesach and from where they are leading their community from a distance. * Shortly after they landed, we sat together for an interview and heard firsthand about the dramatic events.