Rebbe MH”M instructed us to publish and publicize that the guiding principle to know Moshiach’s identity is this: The leader of the generation is the Moshiach of the generation. * Chapter Three of Rabbi Shloma Majeski’s Likkutei Mekoros Vol. 2.
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In Beit El they dream not only of ladders but also about growing and expanding, but in the meantime, the Israeli government is choking the yishuv with the construction freeze. * The Rebbe’s shliach in the yishuv, R’ Dovid Bakush, along with his wife and family, reach out to the local residents as well as to IDF soldiers working in the area.
The announcement of the founding of an “alternative conversion system” has, once again, pushed the Rebbe’s battle for Mihu Yehudi to the forefront of public awareness. * Litvishe Dayan, Rabbi Avrohom Sherman, member of the Beis Din HaGadol in Yerushalayim, scion of a Lubavitcher family, leads the battle against alternative conversions.
Last winter, Mrs. Tzivya Bravman a”h, one of the old-timers in Kfar Chabad, passed away. Mrs. Bravman was a special woman, a real Chassidishe personality who absorbed in her soul the life of mesirus nefesh of Chassidim in Russia in the harshest of times.
This parsha is always read the Shabbos before Rosh Hashanah. According to the Baal Shem Tov, this is hinted in the word “today,” which our Sages state alludes to the day of Rosh Hashanah, the Day of Judgment. These words are intended to instill within us the confidence that we will stand firm and victorious on this day.
He is one of the old-timers in Kfar Chabad and regularly gives shiurim in Beis Menachem.What not everyone knows is that over the years, he won the raffle to go to the Rebbe three times! * One of the Tishrei’s that R’ Elozor spent with the Rebbe, was Tishrei 5725, the month that Rebbetzin Chana passed away. * The Chassid, R’ Elozor Lifsh, in an interview with Beis Moshiach, recounts his meeting with Rebbetzin Chana, the kiruvim in the Rebbe’s room, and the moment at a farbrengen when he began to cry and the Rebbe turned to him.
For Rosh HaShana, the days of judgment and coronation, as well as days of making resolutions for the new year, it seemed only appropriate to speak with Rabbi Yitzchok Arad, rosh yeshiva of Daat, and one of the popular speakers in Chabad. We discussed timely matters, and mainly dealt with questions and uncertainties as far as aligning the content of the Rosh HaShana prayers and everyday life in an ever changing world