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June 2019

New Online Course Explores the Rebbe’s Approach to Torah Study
Education
Students will sample four genres of the Rebbe’s teachings during the month of July
The Rebbe’s Refreshing, Unconventional Wisdom for Positive Living
Book Bag
“Positivity Bias” is essential reading for anyone searching for a meaningful, productive life
At U.N., Poway Rabbi Goldstein, Armed With Charity Box, Urges a Billion Good Deeds
North America
The Rebbe’s teachings about humanity’s inherent goodness highlighted anti-Semitism session
Poway’s Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein to Address the U.N. on Anti-Semitism
North America
He will emphasize the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe
Chassidic Friends and Families Rally to Help Haitian Scam Victim
North America
Giving aid to a caregiver who lost his entire life savings
Worldwide Program Aims to Study All of the Rebbe’s 1,564 Chassidic Discourses
Education
Commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Rebbe’s passing
Matthew Charles, Released Under First Step Act, Visits Rebbe’s Resting Place to Say ‘Thank You’
North America
After two decades in federal prison, he’s now an inspired advocate
Velvel Pasternak, 85, Preserver of a Priceless Chassidic Musical Tradition
Obituary
Musician and scholar transcribed and recorded historic “nigunim”
Jewish Communities Remain Wary After South America Blackouts Affect 48 Million
South America
Millions still without power for second day in a row; cause not yet identified
Gaza Rocket Hits Sderot Yeshivah; Community Fears New Attacks
Israel
Dozens were studying in a Chabad synagogue next door
Argentina Rabbi Recovering After Anti-Semitic Attack
South America
Rabbi Shlomo Tawil was beaten by youths shouting anti-Semitic slurs
What It’s Like to Lead the Small Jewish Burial Society in San Diego
Profile
Rabbi Rafi Andrusier of San Diego talks about the local ‘chevra kadisha’
Sleepless in Safed: A Shavuot Custom Continues at Its Source
Holiday Watch
More than 60 synagogues will be open until dawn for the Tikkun Leil Shavuot service
What It’s Like to Be the Rabbi on the Beaches of Normandy 75 Years After D-Day
Europe
Writing a Torah scroll for soldiers, serving local Jews and touring the historic area with visitors
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