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Numerous visitors ask the Rebbe to give them a Jewish name.
This special collage shows individuals coming by the Rebbe, and receiving a lesson about the meaning and power of their Jewish names. (Collage)
Life’s journeys through the lens of kabbalah
What is the significance of a Jewish name, and do our names define who we are? Why do we need to do a "brit" (circumcision) and what happens spiritually at that time?
Our Jewish name reflects our identity
Parshah Curiosities: Shemot
The second book of the Torah, which is called the Book of Names, begins with again listing the names of the twelve tribes. Explore the importance and influence of a name, and other intriguing curios on Jewish names. For example, why don’t we find referenc...
A talk in honor of the 32nd yahrzeit of the Rebbe’s brother, Reb Yisrael Aryeh Leib. In Jewish law, if someone has both a Jewish and secular name, the Jewish name comes first in legal documents. Similarly, if parents wish to give their child a Hebrew name...
In 1987, Mr. Jerry Levine was working as an anchorman for Miami’s Channel 10 News when he was asked to get involved in Chabad’s outreach activities. When he wrote the Rebbe to ask his guidance on the matter, the response he got back seemed somewhat . . . ...
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