Thus, it is written, “Six hundred thousand people on foot are the people in whose midst I am,” for by means of the “people on foot” the Divine revelation of Anochi is drawn within the midst of Moshe.
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They grew up in warm Chabad communities and chose to leave the capitol of Chabad in Eretz Yisroel for the jungle and dangerous wilds of Kenya, and no, they did not go there to convert the lions or to shecht giraffes … * The story of an African shlichus in which every Jewish neshama is more precious than pearls. * “If I can do it, then anyone can. This is our derech, to prepare the world for Geula,” says Chaya. She tells us of her doubts, disappointments and even an ultimatum she presented to the Rebbe on her birthday.
Along with his work helping his father in the founding of Chabad mosdos in Australia, R’ Chaim used his business trips to carry out various missions for the Rebbe. * This is how he became the Rebbe’s first shliach to Athens and how he conducted himself when he had a meeting in the Kremlin. * He then moved to Crown Heights where he became one of the most active mashpiim in the neighborhood. * Part 2 of 2.
One of the most difficult stories in the Torah to comprehend concerns the spies handpicked by Moshe to scout the land of Canaan. Ten of the 12 spies gave a horribly slanderous report upon their return. Their negative depiction of the land caused nearly the entire male population of Jews to cry and spurn the gift of the Land of Desire that G-d had promised them. As a consequence of their rebellion, the spies died in a plague and the rest of the Jewish community, aged 20 and older, were destined to die in the desert while the conquest of the land was delayed for almost 40 years.
In this Shmita year, we looked for a Lubavitcher farmer to interview and found him on a small yishuv with thirty families on the Egyptian border. * Meet Yaron Medalia, a shliach of the Rebbe on Moshav Kmehin who grows olives, and between putting t’fillin on with people and making house calls, he raises broccoli, kohlrabi and tomatoes, produces olive oil, grows wheat and produces whole wheat flour. * Beis Moshiach went down south to hear about Lubavitcher farming, Shmita, emuna, miracles, and shlichus on the moshav with the nearest religious community seventy kilometers away.
Another lecture about chinuch from R’ Nachman Twersky
Tzippora began to lovingly gather the group of tiny tots who were playing on the floor. Lunch would soon be served at the daycare center and she had to get them seated. The older ones would sit at the table while the babies would sit in highchairs.