5779

Reuven Bauman: Through Fire and Water – Menachem Av 5779

Reuven Bauman’s heroic rescue on a Virginia beach echoes his grandfather’s lifesaving deed 50 years earlier.

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Muslim Paramedic Tells Guests at Jewish Wedding How He Saved Bride’s Life After Car Crash – Menachem Av 5779

A Muslim paramedic who is part of a response unit for United Hatzalah shared a story at a Jewish wedding about how he saved the bride’s life in 2009.

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The Hebrew Month of Tammuz – Tammuz 5779

Tammuz (Tamuz) is the fourth of the 12 months of the Jewish calendar, counting from Nisan. The month of Tammuz begins the “season” of the summer. The three months of this season are Tammuz, Av and Elul. In it is 3rd Tammuz, yahrzeit of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, 12th-13th Tammuz, the day when the Freidike Rebbe was released from prison and also 17th Tammuz which marks the beginning of the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem

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3 Tammuz: Anniversary of the Passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe – Tammuz 5779

The Lubavitcher Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory—passed away on the third day of the Jewish month of Tammuz in the year 5754 from creation (June 12, 1994).

Traditionally, this is a day for reflection, learning, prayer, re-commitment and, above all, positive action.
This year 3rd Tammuz is observed on Shabbos, Jul 6,2019

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The Three Weeks

The Three Weeks is an annual mourning period that falls out in the summer. This is when we mourn the destruction of the Holy Temple and our launch into a still-ongoing exile. With an eye to the future, we also learn about the Third Temple, which is yet to be built.

The period begins on the 17th of the Hebrew month of Tammuz, a fast day that marks the day when the walls of Jerusalem were breached by the Romans in 69 CE.

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Israeli Prisoner of War in Syria – Tammuz 5779

Noah Hertz was shot down during the Yom Kippur War in 1973. His agonizing eight-month imprisonment sparked his journey back to Judaism.

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Parents Help Thousands of Families To Fight Cancer – Tammuz 5779

After their son’s death from leukemia, Chaim and Miri Ehrental created Zichron Menachem to provide essential support to Israeli families affected by cancer.

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Transforming your Toughest Limitations – Tammuz 5779

There are powers of our soul that transcend who we are (or who we think we are not). And if you can reach this deep part of your soul, then you can transcend your toughest limitations and discover your essential, greatest self.

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The Three Tzaddikim of Shavu’os – Sivan 5779

The Lubavitcher Rebbe taught there are three souls of tzaddikim (“righteous people”) who are directly related to the holiday of Shavuot. Shavuot, the holiday of the giving of the Torah to Israel is obviously the holiday of Moses, who brought the Torah to the People of Israel. Shavuot is also the anniversary of the passing of both King David and the Ba’al Shem Tov (who was a reincarnation of King David)

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Shavuos Insights – Sivan 5779

A Dvar Torah For Every Aspect of Shavuot

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