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The Chief Rabbi of Efrat, Israel, describes what it means to be a “Shliach,” a Chabad-Lubavitch emissary.

The Rebbe Trained me to be a “Shliach”

The Rebbe Trained me to be a “Shliach”

Personal Recollections of Encounters with the Lubavitcher Rebbe

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The Rebbe Trained me to be a “Shliach”: Personal Recollections of Encounters with the Lubavitcher Rebbe

The Chief Rabbi of Efrat, Israel, describes what it means to be a “Shliach,” a Chabad-Lubavitch emissary.
Lubavitcher Rebbe, Gimmel Tammuz
Rabbi Shlomo Riskin is the founding rabbi of Lincoln Square Synagogue on the Upper West Side in New York City and is currently the Chief Rabbi of Efrat, Israel.
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Anonymous tiverton, ri November 27, 2011

The story of Elisha Ben Avuya This is the first time that I heard this story and understood how Ellisha erred in his interpretation of the event that he saw. It occurred to me that perhaps the child who had fulfilled the two mitzvoth of honoring his father and sending away the mother bird has fulfilled the purpose of his life and that his death was not a mistake. the reaction of Elisha to an apparent injustice demonstrates that there was always hope for him and that he had a yetzer hatov ("good inclination"). It is not unusual for sensitive people who are upset to be mistaken in their judgment. Even though this was not the purpose of Rabbi Riskin's talk I found this understanding when I listened to it and I am thankful for it. I enjoyed the talk very much. Reply

moishe Brighton October 25, 2011

Baruch Hashem! Amazing!
"To make shluchim who are Chabad on the inside, modern on the outside" Wow! Reply

Chaim Yosef brooklyn, ny July 28, 2010

Rabbi Riskin's lecture WOW Took my breath away. straight from the heart> have you ever heard it better said? Reply

Maria Martinez Monte Vista, Colorado June 9, 2010

The Rebbe Trained Me To Be A Shliach I enjoyed your lecture very much. You can be sure that I will be using the gifts that G-d has given me. Thank you very much. Reply

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