The first official round of Connection Point began in schools this week, marking the launch of the new program, which turned out to be a resounding success.
Throughout the years of his leadership, the Lubavitcher Rebbe addressed a topic that had been avoided by leaders for a long time. Raising the plight of inmates who are serving their time in prison, the Rebbe urged reform in the American prison system, encouraging an approach of rehabilitation and training for a life of meaning and purpose. Both while inside the prison walls and for when they would regain their freedom once again.
Lubavitch schools worldwide launch the first-of-its-kind curriculum in preparation for the upcoming 90th anniversary of Yud Daled Kislev - the wedding anniversary of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin.
The Living Archive has just released a giant new collection of images from the first half of Tishrei in 1981.
On Rosh Chodesh Kislev 5738, the Rebbe returned home after recovering from a severe heart attack on Shemini Atzeres five weeks earlier. It has been celebrated since as a holiday among Chassidim.