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Mrs. Chana Sharfstein recalls one of her first private audiences with the Rebbe
Parshah (Weekly Torah)
Our verse implies that our unconditional connection with G‑d is itself conditional! Can that be right?

Some imagine that in a perfect world there will be no distinctions of poor and wealthy, haves and have-nots. All will be the same.

Heaven forbid we should live in such a world.

A healthy world is one in which I do not have what you have and you do not have what I have—and so we both need one another.

In a truly...

Jewish Holidays
The souls of Israel include “beautiful” souls, souls “of prestigious lineage,” and “ugly” souls, each of whom contribute their own unique dimension to our relationship with G‑d.
Chabad.org Video
A glimpse into the Rebbe's personal journal, Summer 1941, Vichy.
Questions & Answers
Why was it originally written in Aramaic, not Hebrew? And why is it still written in that language today?
Jewish News
Record sales amid synagogue attendance limits and self-quarantining
Chabad.org Video
What the Rebbe taught us about loving others—and ourselves.
Chabad.org Video
A Chabad bi-racial family in Montana with 5 adopted children
TheRebbe.org
The Temple’s destruction is an ongoing event.
Just as the olive yields light only when it is pounded, so are man's greatest potentials realized only under the pressure of adversity
– The Talmud
End of Dying in Desert (1274 BCE)
In wake of the incident of the "Spies," in which the generation that came out of Egypt under Moses'... Read More »
Ban on Inter-Tribal Marriage Lifted (13th century BCE)
In order to ensure the orderly division of the Holy Land between the twelve tribes of Israel... Read More »
Tribe of Benjamin Re-Admitted (circa 1188 BCE)
Av 15 was the day on which the tribe of Benjamin, which had been excommunicated for its behavior in... Read More »
Jeroboam's Roadblocks Removed (574 BCE)
Upon the division of the Holy Land into two kingdoms following the death of King Solomon in the year... Read More »
Betar Dead Buried (148 CE)
The fortress of Betar was the last holdout of the Bar Kochba rebellion. When Betar fell on the 9th of... Read More »
Matchmaking Day
In ancient Israel, it was the custom that on the 15th of Av "the daughters of Jerusalem would go out... Read More »
"The Day of the Breaking of the Ax"
When the Holy Temple stood in Jerusalem, the annual cutting of firewood for the altar was concluded... Read More »
Because of the joyous events which occurred on this day (see "Today in Jewish History"), our sages... Read More »
Beginning on the 15th of Av one should increase one's study of Torah, since at this time of the year... Read More »
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