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Sunday, June 26, 2022

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Jewish History

Rabbi Chananya ben Tradyon, one of the "Ten Martyrs" (see entry for Sivan 25) was killed on this date. When the Romans discovered him teaching the outlawed Torah they wrapped him in a Torah scroll, piled bundles of twigs around him, and before setting him afire they placed damp woolen cloths on him to prolong the agony of being burned to death.

As the flames engulfed him, his disciples asked him, "Master, what do you see?" Rabbi Chananya replied: "I see a scroll burning, but the letters flying up to Heaven."

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The Ten Martyrs

Daily Thought

A rebbe is to the Jewish People as a head is to the body.

The head interconnects all the limbs and organs of the body rendering them all extensions of a single organism.

A rebbe connects all the people to render them one harmonious whole.

And when the people are one, then G‑d who is one can dwell amongst them.

Maamar V’atta Tetzaveh.