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10 Commandments:  the Ten Commandments  [70 related articles] Torah, The » 10 Commandments
12 Tammuz:  birthday of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn (1880), and anniversary of his release from a capital sentence and imprisonment in Soviet Russia (1927)  [51 related articles]
15 Shevat:  the fifteenth of Shevat, celebrated as “The New Year for Trees”  [92 related articles]
17 Tammuz:  fast commemorating five calamities, including the breaching of the walls of Jerusalem during the Roman siege that led to the destruction of the Holy Temple  [33 related articles]
39 Melachot (Categories of Creative Work):  These are the 39 categories of creative activity that were necessary for the construction of the Tabernacle in the desert. As G-d commanded that the construction be suspended on Shabbat, these activities determine what is considered "creation" and therefore prohibited on Shabbat -- when we abstain from creative activity, and not necessarily from exertion.  [17 related articles]
770 Eastern Parkway (Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters):  "770” is the familiar name for the building at 770 Eastern Parkway, in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York; the central headquarters of the worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch Chassidic movement, residence and office of the Sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, from 1940 until his passing in 1950; office (and sometimes residence) of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, from his arrival to the U.S. in 1941 until his passing in 1994.  [23 related articles]
9 Av:  Day of fasting and mourning on the ninth of Av commemorating the Destruction of the first and the second Holy Temples.  [87 related articles]
9 Days:    [104 related articles]
9th of Av:  Day of fasting and mourning on the ninth of Av commemorating the Destruction of the first and the second Holy Temples.  [87 related articles]

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