Each school would endeavor and seek to equate the name (of their Rebbi) with “Moshiach,” which is an acronym for “Menachem, Shilo, Yinon, Chanina” [spelling the word “Moshiach”], for even in the time of exile there is Moshiach.
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We are now coming from Chodesh Nissan, the month we celebrate Yetzias Mitzrayim, the exodus from our first exile. The Torah tells us that when the Jewish people left Egypt, they ran out of food and thought that they would starve in the desert.
A major principle of Judaism is the degree to which we are responsible for one another. This principle is expressed by the Torah in several different ways. One of them is found in this week’s parsha, K’doshim
What was the reaction of R’ Hillel of Paritch that a non-Chabad audience found hard to understand? Why is a child praised only when he comes home with an excellent report card? Why is it important not to miss even one hanachas t’fillin? What did the Rebbe say in yechidus to a boy who knew none of the material covered in school? * Another chapter in the chinuch series by R’ Nachman Twersky.
R’ Sholom Eliyahu Vilenkin a”h was born and raised in a home saturated with Torah and Chassidus. For many years he learned assiduously in secret yeshivos Tomchei T’mimim. Despite the fear, hunger and enormous difficulties, he devoted himself to Torah study. He later began teaching Torah, despite the great danger involved. * Twenty years since the passing of this Chassid.
It’s hard to believe that the young Chassidic man sitting in Yeshivat Daat in Rechovot used to be a basketball player for the top team in Turkey and a well-to-do businessman. But that is part of the remarkable life story of R’ Mordechai Mizrachi who is currently immersed in translating the Tanya into Turkish.
Hi there, it’s me Berel, writing again. This time, I’d like to tell you a story that happened with my cousin, Yechiel, who lives in New York. I heard the story from him on Chol HaMoed Pesach. This is what my cousin told me: