Just before the official Lighting. As the Boyaner Rebbe prepares himself for the Hadlakon. The night of Lag Ba'Omer in Meron on the roof of the Ohel of Reb Shimon Bar Yochai. One of the songs they played immediately before the kindling was the Nigun of Daled Bovos (four stanzas) of the Baal Hatanya.
CROWN HEIGHTS [CHN] — Students of Lubavitcher Yeshiva, are utilizing the final weeks of the school year to enhance their study of Tanya Baal Peh!
The results are tremendous, yet, the students are still not satisfied with themselves, constantly striving to learn even more. To date, 209 students have participated in the Tanya Baal Peh program and nearly 13,000 lines of Tanya were studied by heart. 74 students have completed an entire Perek or more to memory (bvas achas)! and 138 prokim were learnt in total!
Right now, in hundreds of locations across the world, people have been supporting Living Torah with donations of $36, 54 and 180 dollars toward Living Torah. Watch the video that appeared on tonight’s Living Torah!
This week, the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) launched its spring course, "Biblical Reflections: Finding Yourself in the Book of Genesis." The six-session course examines classic stories from Bereishis in-depth, shedding a modern light on their timeless lessons.
This video prefaces the first lesson and is meant to trigger a discussion about the nature of Gan Eden. What would the perfect life be like? What is the secret to meaning and happiness? How does this help us understand the special purpose for which man and woman were created?
Yesterday, Tuesday, Rabbi Simon Jacobson spoke for the Tmimim of Oholei Torah Mesivta. Rabbi Jacobson explained about the Sefiros in everyday language. The 7x7 midos were clarified and brought close to the Tmimim's daily reality as pertains to their relationships, mivtzoim, learning and more.
A clip from a movie released back in 1992. It's about a cop who goes undercover among the Hasidic Jews of New York City. When a brutal murder occurs among the Hasidic Jews and looks like an inside job, the cop goes undercover to find the culprit.
It's amazing how many different Chabad Nigunim you can hear from their singing. First with a mixed up version of the Nigun many sing to "Sim Sholom" or "Usekatem Bachatzotzros". Then the second clip starts off a Nigun you will probably recognise and then after a middle stanza which is not recognizable they merge into "Nodah B'Yehudah".
Living Torah continues to surprise! In what may be Living Torah’s most captivating Sicha yet, the Rebbe speaks in 1961 about JFK’s launch of the United States Peace Corps to do humanitarian aid around the world. The Rebbe uses Kennedy’s talk to explain his plan of dispatching Shluchim to the far corners of the world.
As mentioned earlier, JEM has embarked on a worldwide “Living Torah-thon” to elicit the support of its many thousands of viewers around the world.
Also available with Hebrew, French, Russian, Spanish and Yiddish subtitles in the Full Story!
NORTHBROOK, IL — Chabad at University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, celebrated its fifth year on campus at a gala celebration Sunday evening. University Chancellor Richard Herman received the Founding Award.
CORAL SPRINGS, FL [CHN] — A compelling story about the religious transformation of former Dallas Cowyboy and Green Bay Packer's star Shlomo (Alan) Veingrad.
Alan was a member of the Super Bowl XXVII World Champion Dallas Cowboy Team in 1992 and uses sports metaphors to characterize his journey, and vividly relates the discipline of being a professional football player, to success in life.
"Triumph of the Return" - On September 4, 2003, in a large ceremony, the Israeli Air Force flew three f-15 jets over the Auschwitz concentration camp in a show of the Jewish people's continued strength and triumph over past adversities.
During the Holocaust (1939-1945) 6 million Jews were murdered at the hands of the Nazis and their collaborators. Millions of Jews and other victims of the Nazis were imprisoned, enslaved and murdered at Auschwitz and her sister camps.