Nechemia is a boy from Yerushalayim who is not Lubavitch. Although he is only two months older than me, he knows all the alleyways of the Old City where he lives and he can navigate them with his eyes closed. I live in another city but the distance does not keep us apart. For years now we are good friends.
Entries in Beis HaMikdash (4)
In the center of the Gan HaTanach in Ariel, near the Eshel HaShomron Hotel, on a mountain which overlooks the grave of Yehoshua Bin Nun in Timnath Cheres, is a huge model of the Mishkan.* The only model of its kind in the world was constructed over a period of four years by craftsmen and experts, guided by Rabbi Menachem Makover. * In honor of the Shabbasos in which we read about the construction of the Mishkan, we spoke with Tuvia Gelbard, the man behind the project, and with R’ Makover, about what made them undertake this ambitious project, about the difficulties in executing it, and about the feedback.
When the teacher made an announcement in class about a costume party with the theme of Yemos HaMoshiach, I was so excited! Images went through my mind of colorful costumes and original ideas. I so badly wanted to have the best costume for our Purim Katan party. And when the teacher said there would be valuable prizes, I was determined to do everything I could to win.
In the wake of the Rebbe Rayatz’s histalkus, the capacity has been granted to the seventh generation (corresponding to the s’fira of Malchus), to experience the ultimate revelation of 770. * All the people of our generation – men, women, and children – comprise the s’fira of Malchus. * From Chapter Six of Rabbi Shloma Majeski’s Likkutei Mekoros (Underlined text is the compiler’s emphasis.)