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Nissan 11th – the Birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe – Nissan 5780

A glimpse into the Rebbe's times and teachings. Discover a life of empathy, leadership and a touch of the miraculous. Read fascinating biographies, stories and encounters

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Passover Study and History – Nissan 5780

Learn about the relevance and significance of Passover. The unleavened bread, slavery and freedom, the Plagues, the splitting of the sea, and more...

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Coronavirus Resources & Inspiration – Nissan 5780

Coronavirus meets Passover, How to Talk to Kids about Coronavirus, Jewish Responses to Epidemics throughout History, and much more

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The True Life of Moshe – Adar 5780

The Torah says regarding the passing of Moshe Rabbeinu that G-d “buried him in the valley”. Yet the Talmud teaches that the life of Moshe did not end. In the words of our sages “Moshe did not die”. How can this be reconciled?In this talk, the Lubavitcher Rebbe analyzes the concept of eternity in several areas, including the everlasting life of Moshe, and the timelessness of the Torah.

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Purim Resources – Adar 5780

A collection of articles revealing the inner dimension of Purim from Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh

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Lessons and Insights of Purim – Adar 5780

The various elements of the Purim story and Purim ritual analyzed and conveyed in an engaging manner, along with contemporary lessons we can apply to our lives in the 21st century.

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22 Shevat and Beyond – Shevat 5780

On 22 Shevat in the year 5748 (1988), the Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson passed away. In the days and weeks that followed, it became clear just how central she was to the life work of her illustrious husband, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.

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The Zodiac of Shevat – Shvat 5780

Learn the mystical dimension of the Jewish month embedded in its Hebrew name, mazal, tribe, attribute and more. The Hebrew zodiac for Shevat is “d’li” (bucket), a.k.a. Aquarius

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15 Shevat – The New Year for the Trees – Shvat 5780

The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar—celebrated this year on Monday, February 10, 2020—is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. Commonly known as Tu Bishvat, this day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.

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11 Facts About the Month of Tevet Every Jew Should Know – Tevet 5780

Find out some very interesting facts about the month of Tevet...

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